Tag: Anxiety

Prenatal Depression and How to Get Through It

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In January of 2015, my husband and I found out we were expecting our third baby. This was good news. We were thrilled but...

The Internet Makes Me Lose My Mind :: Worry In the...

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Worry. The monster bared its teeth now and again as I grew up. The claws came out when I got married. And it finally reared...

Telehealth Counseling: All Your Questions Answered

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There’s no rule book for how to parent and take care of your family in a global pandemic. As moms, it has always been...

The Marathon in My Mind: Setting Expectations During COVID-19

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The sounds of laughter and tennis shoes shrieked through the somewhat empty halls of the Balloon Museum. Five-year-olds excitedly pointed to each exhibit with pure...

I Remember When The Magic Ran Out

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March 6th was magical. It was a night of glam, excitement, people, music, and talent. My friends and I laughed, hugged, posed provocatively with a...

Fear Is Contagious, But So Are Peace, Kindness, & Gratitude

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If you wake-up one morning and think, “I’d like to take my three small children to Smith’s in the middle of a global pandemic,”...

Depression Doesn’t Have a Face :: Living with High-Functioning Depression &...

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Depression doesn't have a face. My name is Margo, and I have high-functioning depression and anxiety. What does high-functioning depression and anxiety mean? It...

Keep Calm: Natural Remedies to Help Reduce Anxiety

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Your heart starts beating faster. You are thinking or worrying about all the things you need to do today. You feel anxious and stressed. Maybe...

Why You Need Omega-3’s In Your Life & Easy Ways Eat...

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Omega-3's are amazing! A Miracle Food? Omega-3's are somewhat of a miracle food if there ever was one. Probably most of you have heard that they...

Why I’m Tired of All the Wine Mom Memes

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First of all, this is not a judgment—I’ve sat on the sofa, trying to take deep breaths to calm my frustrations, doing the math...

Dear Mom with Intermittent Low-Grade Anxiety

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I was breaking down. AGAIN. I just wanted to crumple into the floor and cry. Why? Well, it was because the house was a...

The Dreaded Playdate

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The dreaded playdate.  I honestly have never liked them.  Maybe that makes me a bad mom, or a selfish mom, but I honestly dread...

Mom-Dating: Is She Gonna Text Me?

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Mom-Dating.  It's kinda scary and makes me feel all inadequate and pathetic. If I'm not momming, usually I'm nose-deep in a book, or in a...

Overwhelmed & Anxious: My First Weeks of Motherhood

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On a cold January morning, my son initiated me into parenthood with a very fast and painful birth. In between pushes, I glanced out...