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An Uninvited Monster: Parenting a Child With Anxiety

2 months ago

If you were to scroll through photos of my family you’d see a beautiful, smiling foursome making all the memories you make with young kids: visits to the pumpkin patch, holiday pajamas, exploring outside, building a tree fort, kissing a…

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Like Father, Like Child: When Anxiety Runs in the Family

6 months ago

At age 35, tired from too many years of pride-fueled silence, I told my parents that I had been taking an antidepressant for anxiety and panic attacks. My father listened quietly and gently replied, “Well, you come by it honestly.”…

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Living with Fibromyalgia

6 months ago

Every day we see people and we ask “how are you?” There are days when I really want to answer, “right now I am in so much pain that my clothes are hurting me, and my hair is burning my…

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Fearing College Application Rejection

12 months ago

“You are so smart. So creative. So talented. So wonderful…” And so we have told our 17-year-old daughter for the last 17 years of her life. But possibly, in just a few days’ time, she will be told she just…