Category: Mental Health

I’d consider myself a rather sensitive person who carries immensely deep emotions on a day-to-day basis. Those qualities are also burdened by a vicious need to say “I’m sorry”...

JGI/Jamie Grill/Getty and Scary Mommy I saw an fellow mom the other day while browsing my favorite store. We aren’t super close, but we both know the enough about...

Trigger warning: suicide/suicide ideation/self-mutilation Tweens and teens today eat, live, sleep and breathe school, friends, family and social media. So when any or all of these areas of their...

Scary Mommy and Victoria Borodinova/Mike Chai/Pexel I was at a conference recently, chatting with two friends I’d know online for years but never met in person. They asked if...

“WHHHHAAAATTT?!” I said this last weekend after my son called for me from another room. He came into the kitchen where I was standing at the counter, likely making...

A nurse once told me “It is normal to want to throw your baby out the window, it is not normal to do it“. Having a baby is an exciting...

Scary Mommy and Harold M. Lambert It’s difficult to gage exactly how many mothers are microdosing LSD and mushrooms considering both substances are predominantly illegal. However, those who are...

keithferrisphoto/Getty and Scary Mommy Instead of lying in bed on Saturday nights thinking about how glorious the afternoon matinee with my kids was or enjoying the fact I don’t...

I am curled up on the bed. I have just told my husband that I am useless, I am worthless, none of the work I do is valuable, and...

Last week was my younger son’s school concert. For weeks leading up to it, he’d been confessing to me as I lay in bed getting him settled into sleep...