How to Help Your Child Handle Anxiety

What could be more grueling than a child who goes off to school kicking and screaming?

Each morning you’re alarm clock goes off bright and early and you mosey on over to the coffee pot turn it on and just stare.  You are wondering “what is today going to bring”?  Is my child going to get out of bed and go to school without crying and begging to stay home? A million and one things go through your head.  Should I let her stay home?  What if something is happening at school that she isn’t telling me?  For us it isn’t one particular thing, it is anxiety. Read more

Skinny People Can Have PCOS TOO

I have struggled with PCOS (Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome), since the 8th grade.  PCOS is a hormonal imbalance that causes ovarian cysts that can lead to infertility.  However, I was just labeled as “irregular” or having Amenorrhea, it wasn’t given a name.  In my opinion as a middle school student it was the worst thing any girl could go through.  From the acne to always having my period, it was awful, and I pray my daughter never has to go through what I did. Read more