I know some might be thinking is it good to encourage our children with anxiety? We don't want to push them too far and cause their anxiety to spiral in a negative way, but we want to help our children. I have two children that suffer from anxiety. It's at times a major thing for … Continue reading How parents encouraging their anxious children to face their fears can be helpful and healthy
In the past month, I’ve gotten several messages asking me for advice regarding how to handle the one-year anniversary of their child’s suicide attempt. My heart breaks for the parents sending the emails – and for the children who went through the experience. I’m not a parent… But I am the person on the other … Continue reading How To Approach The One Year Anniversary Of Your Child’s Suicide Attempt
"Recovery is something that you have to work on every single day and it's something that it doesn't get a day off." ~ Demi Lovato I remember it like it was yesterday, the day I was diagnosed with bi-polar disorder. Monday December 16, 2013 (at around 5pm). It was a gloomy day, which I find … Continue reading My journey to recovery
If you've ever had a family member, friend, or someone you know seek help for mental illness, you know that it's up to them to give consent for treatment. However, there are times when the ones that we love do not want to seek help. This makes it rather difficult for us and even more … Continue reading My friend is refusing help, what can I do?
Parents with children going to therapy – be encouraged! You’re doing great! #FullHouse
I have a confession to make. I was not an easy child to raise. Sure, every kid has their moments… But I seemed to always be having a moment.
I could never ask for a better mom.
Did you know that it’s important for kids to have a continence sleeping times? Well, it is!
I truly believe there is no right or wrong way. It’s different for every situation, every family, and every child.
Many people think that children cannot be mentally ill. Many parents won’t believe their child is having difficulties. They believe they are faking it, or are looking for attention. Some might think that mental illness is an adult problem. The truth is that children can get mentally ill, like adults. Children’s symptoms are different than … Continue reading Signs of Mental Illness in Children