Thoughts On Watching My Child Struggle I’m a mom. I’m a mom with bipolar 2, with anxiety. I’m a mom with a teenage son. My son has depression anxiety, trichotillomania, obsessive compulsive tendencies, sensory issues, My son has an attention-deficit. dysgraphia, and social awkwardness. My son is brilliant. Overcoming challenges for academic success are elusive.… Read More At a Loss with Parenting
Parenting Your Teen Through Chaos & Crisis by Patty Scott, M.A. A Book Review by Alicia Rust I’ve written about what motherhood is sometimes like while I live with my cohort, bipolar. Between that…and having to always work full time…I have felt like motherhood, what I wanted more than nearly anything in this world, has… Read More Parenting Your Teen Through Chaos & Crisis
When Anxiety and OCD make you pull your hair out. We’ve all heard it or have said it: I’m so stressed/worried/frustrated that I’m pulling my hair out! My son suffers from trichotillomania. (trik-o-til-o-MAY-nee-uh) For those of you who don’t suffer from this, it is the compulsion to pull your hair out. Oftentimes, it is due to anxiety…and… Read More It’s Trichotillomania.