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How to Talk to Your Child About Mental Illness

My children (who are nine and six) know that I have anxiety and depression. They don't know those words, but I explain them in a child-friendly way when I am experiencing symptoms of each of those mental health issues. When I am anxious, I tell the kids "Mommy is feeling nervous right now. She needs [...]

By | 2017-06-10T19:08:41+00:00 June 10th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on How to Talk to Your Child About Mental Illness

Guest Post: Surviving All or Nothing Friendship – Shawna Ayoub Ainslie

Surviving All or Nothing Friendship By Shawna Ayoub Ainslie Hi. I'm Shawna, and I'm a survivor. I have all or nothing tendencies, and that doesn't often make me the best friend, except when I'm the BEST friend. Like I said, all or nothing. As you can imagine, it has taken me most of my adult life to [...]

By | 2016-08-17T16:50:51+00:00 August 17th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Guest Post: Surviving All or Nothing Friendship – Shawna Ayoub Ainslie