I have a confession to make. I sliced my daughter’s grapes way past toddlerhood. I hovered over my fearless child, as she climbed the monkey bars. I never allowed popcorn or peanuts to touch my young child’s lips. She was never out of my eyesight, even for a minute. To put it simply, I was an anxious mom.

Being an anxious mom was easy for me. I had been an anxious child. I had been an anxious teen. It seemed only natural that I would be an anxious mom. But now I not only had myself to worry about. I had a small, bundle of love to protect.

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2 responses to “5 Tips for Parents Dealing with Anxiety”

  1. Hayden says:

    Getting help for yourself can sometimes be the best option for you and your child. Children will so often emulate their parents, and if Mom or Dad are being anxious than chances are that your child will be too. Great article, I think it made some great points and gave me a lot to think about.

  2. Ryan says:

    Great post, and I believe this can be very relatable for a lot parents. it can be hard to not be an anxious parent when you are new to parenting because we tend to worry about the child’s well being. Thanks for sharing this

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