Anxiety only really started to mean something to me after I became a Mum. Every day is about attempting to make the right decisions, and how hard is that?
I’m lucky enough to be able to spend everyday with my two children, and so the things that make me feel most anxious are leaving them or letting them go out with family, without me there. It’s really difficult to let go even for just a few hours. It’s something that I have to plan in advance, and build myself up to over
When I fell pregnant for the first time, I was so happy I couldn’t believe it. It was a dream come true.
When I was around 6 weeks, however, I started being sick. It wasn’t “morning sickness.” It was HG, and I spent most of my pregnancy in and out of hospital on IV fluids & anti sickness drugs. At around 12 weeks, I hate to say it, but I almost felt like I wished I wasn’t pregnant, and from then I noticed my mood change. I didn’t know what was wrong with me, but I felt alo
Anxiety in children does not look the same as it does in adults, which often leaves parents feeling defenceless. How do I know if my child is experiencing anxiety? And what can I do to help them? Are two questions being asked by parents everywhere. How can I recognise anxiety symptoms in my child? Anxiety can manifest physically. Take note of somatic symptoms. It may be easier for your child to verbalize physical symptoms over emotional symptoms. Listening and exploring the p