Seven Simple Ways to Deal with Anxiety in Motherhood {Day Three: Time Outs Alone}

Health, Mental, motherhood

I’ve shared how Prayer Breathing and a Gratitude Journal help deflate the pressure of anxiety in motherhood, today I’ll share how important it is to take time for yourself with the third Way to Deal with Anxiety in Motherhood: Time Outs Alone There have been times in mothering when I’m surrounded by a thick cloud […]

April 28, 2016

Seven Simple Ways to deal with Anxiety in Motherhood {Day Two: Gratitude}

Health, Mental, motherhood

Yesterday, I shared how Prayer Breathing helps calm me in anxious situations or gives me enough grace to lessen the cloud of anxiety that follows me throughout the day. Aside from breathing exercises and prayer, the one thing that has probably helped me the most is Gratitude. Which brings me to the second Way to […]

April 27, 2016

Seven Ways to Deal with Anxiety in Motherhood {Day One: Prayer Breathing}

faith, Health, Mental, motherhood, Prayer

Today, I’d like to expand on the first of the Seven Ways to Deal with Anxiety in Motherhood. Before that, I’d like to clarify again, that I’m no expert and write merely from my own personal experience perspective. In using the word, anxiety, I’m talking about both the normal and not-so-normal feelings we deal with […]

April 26, 2016

Seven Simple Ways to Deal with Anxiety in Motherhood {The Short List}

Health, Mental, motherhood

I’d like to write about a topic that’s a bit sensitive but I know other moms might benefit from: Anxiety in Motherhood. I have personally experienced mild to severe chronic anxiety throughout all my mothering years (4 kids and 12+ years). Yet, even while I’m about to share ways to prevent and deal with it, […]

April 25, 2016

The Comparison Parenting Trap

motherhood, parenting

I’ve been thinking some more about the comparison trap and my fear of making other people envious I blogged about a few days ago. In Kay Wills Wyma’s book that I mentioned, I’m Happy for You (Sort Of…Not Really): Finding Contentment in a Culture of Comparison, towards the end she says something that stuck with me – […]

June 27, 2015