Category: Mental Health

Scary Mommy and Ariel Skelley/Getty Almost everyone I know is at least a little bit unsettled and uncomfortable right now. Most of us are suffering the ill-effects of the...

Scary Mommy and Ariel Skelley/Getty Back in December, before the pandemic, I was hit with a pretty long stretch of depression that lasted well into February. There was some...

Brooke Schaal Photography/Getty Depression. Anxiety. I’ve typed and deleted those words ten times in the last minute. I don’t want to write about that, but I feel pulled to...

Scary Mommy and Imgorthand/Getty “All I know is that one day this boy was talking about coronavirus at lunch and then the next day we came home, and we...

Thomas Barwick/Getty Everyone’s self-care looks different. Me, I like to drink hot water with lemon and turmeric in the morning before I’ve had a sniff of coffee to help...

MoMo Productions/Getty If there’s one thing moms tend to really suck at, it’s stating our own needs. We buzz around caring for everyone else until we’re too tired to...

Scary Mommy and Polina Tankilevitch/Pexels I’m “doing everything right,” but I’m still terrified of getting COVID-19. By “doing everything right” I mean that I’m following all the suggested protocol....

Scary Mommy and Robert Daly/Getty Like a lot of people, I’ve been meeting with my therapist online more due to the economic uncertainty and terrifying reality of living through...

Scary Mommy and Aleksei Morozov/Getty Some days, I’m almost positive I’m not going to make it. Those days involve yelling and tears. And then more yelling — louder this...

Scary Mommy and Jacobsen/Getty There is no such thing as a “typical” morning around here once my four wild ones wake up bright eyed and bushy-tailed — just a...