anxiety

Fear Came to Live at My House Today

Fear came to live at my house this week. Not irrational fear, but reasonable, understandable fear. My son, like so many children, has a form of asthma. Normally it is…

Our Kids and Our Worries

Moms have a tendency to worry about their children – in all seasons of life. I remember when I was a mom to little kids, I assumed my older empty…

What I Gained By Giving Up Time On Facebook

A while back I hopped on Facebook first thing in the morning, as was my usual routine numerous times a day. The routine had started innocently several years back. I…

My Love Is Enough

I’ve been struggling lately with this debilitating feeling that I’m doing it all wrong with this whole motherhood thing.  I can’t seem to get a schedule in place, I’m grouchy…

Battling Fear

Our thought life is a powerful thing, and when it is filled with feelings of fear and anxiety it can be crippling. Fear can be especially crippling in areas where…

“I’m not good enough.” Dealing With Defeating Thoughts

A few weekends ago, I had the opportunity to speak at MomLife BootCamp. Prior to the conference, I kept hearing this nagging voice in my head: What do you have to…

Thinking About What Others Think

“Why didn’t she smile at me? Do my friends still like me? Did I say something dumb?” “They must think I’m the worst parent ever … look how my child…

The Dark Place

There have been times when I entered an unknown space … hopeful, excited anticipation. Unaware of what exists there. I sit down in that space. Make myself comfortable. Become acclimated….

Teen Girls Asking – “Am I Ugly?”

Moms, Lets Counter the Trend of Our Girls Feeling Inferior! As a mom of an almost-12-year-old daughter – and a social researcher who has extensively interviewed and surveyed teenagers –…

How to Talk to Children about Disasters, Part 3

Editor’s Note: Read Part 1 Here, and Part 2 Here After falling in love at first sight, marrying eight days later, then moving to the new husband’s village, a young couple…

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