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what it’s like to be a mom with generalized anxiety disorder

June 8, 2018
Trista Peterson June 2018

Constant worrying. Obsessing over a sad story on the news… so much so that it keeps you awake until 4am.  Feeling too nervous to ask for help… thinking if someone else helps care for your baby or child, something bad will happen to them.  Cosleeping because you’re too worried about your children’s safety to let them sleep in a different room.  Avoiding busy public places because you’re scared…

finally treating my anxiety

March 1, 2018
finally treating my anxiety

I am not a mental health professional. Anything I share here is simply my journey and my story with my mental health. If you want a background on my anxiety, you can read the post I shared in June of 2015. For as long as I can remember, I’ve struggled with anxiety. I am going to share what life has been like for me over the past year as…

4 easy ways for moms to destress

December 27, 2017
Posh Coloring Studio

This post is sponsored by Posh Coloring Studio, but the content and opinions expressed here are my own. This goes without saying, but everything changes when you become a mom. Suddenly you’re pushing ourself to your limits. You’re more tired than you’ve ever been. You’re more stressed than you’ve ever been. Have you ever felt like you might cry in the middle of Target when your baby is…

10 things I didn’t know until I started breastfeeding

November 27, 2017
Hanging out at Home

This post is sponsored by Evivo, but the content and opinions expressed here are my own. Okay, so I’ve admitted before I thought breastfeeding would be so easy and natural. I didn’t take a class while I was pregnant with Blaire. Didn’t prep, didn’t do any research. If it was so natural, everything would just work and it’d be just as easy as everyone said it was. Well,…

6 basics for your momiform

November 7, 2017
November Walk

This post is sponsored by Cuddl Duds, but the content and opinions expressed here are my own. Now that I don’t have to worry about dressing business casual from 8-5, I’m fully embracing the momiform all day, err day. To me, a good momiform is comfy, yet put together. Perfect for chasing kids around. Being practical is important, but so is feeling pretty! So I’m super excited to…

livin’ my happiest life as a sahm

November 4, 2017

It’s been FOUR MONTHS since I went back to work from my 12 weeks of maternity leave. And it has been tough, ya’ll. I’ve forgotten what it’s like to sleep and my anxiety is kickin’ my butt. With two kids, a full-time job, a hubby who can sometimes work long hours, plus bloggin’ when the kiddos are in bed, life has been c r a z y.…

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