More Power

Last night, M.J. was playing a game where we had to “pew” many different creatures: giant robot spiders and monsters mostly.  We were using a gun he made out of blocks.  The gun would “run out of power” sometimes.  To put more power in the gun, M.J. hit the top of it.  I thought, it […]

It’s Okay to Get Angry

Parenting is hard.  Parenting during a Pandemic is harder.  Parenting during a Pandemic with a mood disorder is even harder.  Sometimes things that happen can trigger depressive episodes.  A situation that occurred in my life recently made me sad and angry.  I think that combined with the 3-week Covid pause, and possibly the cold weather, […]

Spinning Out of Control

The other day while M.J. was playing on his sit and spin it made me think about spinning out of control.  When we have anxiety I think it can often feel like our brains are spinning out of control.  With OCD it can feel like our thoughts are spinning out of control.  I was reminded […]

Accidents and Anxiety

I, apparently am having a little trouble sleeping.  Sometimes, when I have trouble sleeping I feel like writing.  I think writing on a computer is probably counterproductive to helping me sleep but it does help with my anxiety. I had a pretty stressful evening.  I had a virtual Friends of the Library meeting and Dan […]

It’s Okay to be Stressed

Why do I feel so stressed? I am undoubtedly very blessed Is potty training more stressful than the newborn stage? Or is 3 just a very stubborn age? I’m happy I again can roam But I got so used to staying home It’s great to see my friends again I feel so busy I just […]

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