Tag: anxiety

Postpartum Support Resources in Fairfield County

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Maternal Mental Health Awareness Week (MMH Week) takes place the first week of May each year. This year the theme of the Blue Dot...

Night Time Separation: Bridging the Gap Between Bedtime and Morning

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For some children, saying good night is easy. They may negotiate an extra book at bedtime or hop out of bed once or twice,...

3 Stress-Busting Activities for Moms

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I’ve been working hard to find the best activities to alleviate stress that work well for me. Maybe it’s age, or maybe it’s not...

Does My Child Need Help For Their Anxiety?

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Just as we care for our children’s physical health, it’s time to take stock of their mental health. Like adults, children can struggle with...

Changing My Mindset

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One of the biggest jobs we take on as mothers is the role of the “problem-solver.” We figure out the routines and schedules that...

Thanks for the Memories Facebook

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Every September 1st, since 2015, I know Facebook will share a certain memory. It is the last picture of my son and me together....

What Does Anxiety Look Like?

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Anxiety may look different than you think. It doesn’t have to mean panic attacks or medication. It doesn’t have to mean hospitalization or catastrophic...

Compromising When You’re Married to Your Opposite

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They always say opposites attract. In my case, that is certainly true. In many ways, my husband and I are polar opposites. I find...

I Worry

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I worry... I worry that my almost 4-month-old daughter only knows three people, and they all live with her.  I worry that my 5-year-old son is losing...

Kindergarten Plus COVID Equals An Extra Dose of Anxiety

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My husband and I recently sat through our twins’ kindergarten orientation. Like many gatherings these days, it was conducted over a Zoom call. There...