Anxiety in Motherhood · Top Ten

Top Ten Motherly Pet Peeves

We all have pet peeves. Except Whoopi. She's got whole kennels full. Lately I'm discovering I have a lot more than I thought, and surprisingly, they're all related to other people and not my actual child. My child is still a baby, and I frequently remind myself that he cannot actually control his actions, despite… Continue reading Top Ten Motherly Pet Peeves

Anxiety in Motherhood · Social Media

This Is Why We Don’t Have Nice Things

Every time my mother-in-law gets a bug up her butt about me not posting enough pictures of my son on social media, I can feel my palms start to sweat and my chest start to tingle. It's the beginning of an anxiety attack I simply won't be able to get under control, no matter how… Continue reading This Is Why We Don’t Have Nice Things

Anxiety in Motherhood · New and/or Interesting Experiences

We All Have One Relative…

We all have one relative who makes life difficult. Who questions every decision you make, and who packs your bags for the guilt trip when you do something they disagree with. Of course, there's a holiday coming up, and I decided to travel. I'm not actually traveling for the holiday, but for a family celebration… Continue reading We All Have One Relative…

Anxiety in Motherhood · New and/or Interesting Experiences

Pink Eye With A Side Of Frustration

So my first encounter with daycare crud has occurred. I can understand if someone brings their kid to daycare and they don't yet know/realize their child is sick. It happens. But this is the gym daycare, and they very clearly state your child isn't allowed on the premises if he or she is sick. As… Continue reading Pink Eye With A Side Of Frustration