I’m always anxious about my health

*This article originally appeared on Her View From Home. Anxiety and I have been acquaintances for a long time, but I didn’t get to know it intimately until recent years. Worrying, feeling unsettled or restless, and sensationalizing things were pillars in my home growing up. It wasn’t until I became an adult that I realized [...]

The Reason I’ve Pledged to Ditch Alcohol

With all that is going on in my life and feeling like I'm running ragged all the time, I decided to become more accountable about what I put in my body. My whole life I've been conscious of food and enjoy exercising, but I have really struggled since having my second baby. Lack of time [...]

To the anxious mom, you are not invisible

*This article originally appeared on Her View From Home. I’ve seen you. I’ve seen you desperately cling to your baby while leaving him with a sitter for the first time. I’ve seen the glare on your face from your cell phone while mindlessly scrolling through Facebook, desperate for sleep to come. I’ve seen you fire [...]

To the introverted mom who’s feeling overwhelmed

*This post originally appeared on Her View From Home. As an introvert, I am comfortable being alone. After spending time with large groups of people, I need my time and space to recharge. Therefore, socialization takes concerted effort and strategic planning (i.e. what is a reasonable amount of time to make an appearance and slip [...]