Childhood Anxiety - Don't Pass It On

Childhood Anxiety – Don’t Pass It On

I’m going to use a BlogHer prompt for my sixth #NaBloPoMo, NaNoPoblano, YeahWriteMe NoMo Challenge today: What was your biggest fear as a child?  Do you still have it today?  If it went away, when did your feelings change? It’s amusing, because on this very day I’m taking my daughter to do the thing that Read More

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Building Strong Children

I love those little revelations that come with spending time with family. I’m just back from a week’s holiday in Canada – my mother, her dog, and my niece joined us. My mom reminded me of a number of things that happened when I was a child. And one little comment sent me spinning. She Read More

My First Day of High School: A Horror Story

#AAF with This Momma’s Ramblings

I have to admit to you guys…I’ve been really busy at work and my blogging is suffering.  I did just write a fantastic post, that I’m really hoping one of the bigger sites will pick up – but that will take a few weeks.  I didn’t even have a glimmer of a regular Thursday post Read More

My First Day of High School: A Horror Story

Are you Enjoying the Sun or Waiting for the Clouds?

For the most part, I strive to remain positive about everything. I acknowledge that my relationship with my ex is a mess – but I try to make it better by creating boundaries and acting in a respectable way. I have outstanding physical and mental issues as a result of the accident, but hey – Read More

My First Day of High School: A Horror Story

Moving on After a Car Accident – Dealing with Driving Anxiety

My driving anxiety sometimes presents itself in the most annoying of ways. I’ve developed such strong coping mechanisms that sometimes I’m not even aware that I’m using them until someone points it out. Turns out I’ve been dealing with anxiety issues my whole life without even knowing it. When I was a child, I was Read More

My First Day of High School: A Horror Story

Avoiding a Diagnosis: Providing the Tools to Combat Mental Illness

So this was the first paragraph of an e-mail from the Goblin King a couple of days ago: I’m not sure if me dealing with peoples infidelity is a cause or concern of a so called anxiety disorder? But this is not a concern of mine now. I could see how a lack of a Read More