Mums Get Separation Anxiety Too

My return to work is less than two weeks away, and my separation anxiety is slowly increasing every day. I know I’ve written about it before, but I was fortunate enough to contribute to Mumtastic about my experience. Read my article at Mumtastic, “Separation Anxiety is a Mum Thing Too” […]

Separation Anxiety… My son gets it too

In a month and a half, my son will be turning 1. It is a monumental occasion, and something that is becoming a big deal in our household. This is for obvious reasons, such as surviving a year of parenthood and our first child growing up before our eyes – […]

Anxiety Affects Adults and Children

Anxiety is the most common mental health concern in Australia, with approximately 1 in 4 people experiencing anxiety at some point in their life. Many people believe Anxiety only affects adults, but that is not true. As a someone who has worked with children in various contexts for over 10 […]

I am the Face of Postnatal Anxiety

I’ve written about my Postnatal Anxiety a few times before, but there is nothing quite as confronting as really owning it by saying “I am the Face of Postnatal Anxiety”. Sure, you put a label on it saying “I have anxiety”, but when you put your face to it, it seems […]

Postnatal Depression and Anxiety

May is Maternal Mental Health Awareness month, so what better month to focus on Postnatal Depression, Anxiety and Psychosis for my Real Mums series. Bloggers around the globe are focusing on PND and PNA as their topics for the month, including this amazing series by the Mommy in Flats called […]

Mindfulness and Affirmations as a New Mum

(I was given an electronic copy of ‘A Year of Coloring Affirmations for New Mothers’ for the purpose of this review. This post contains Affiliate links, meaning if you make a purchase at Sarah Renae Clark after clicking on one of my links, I will receive a small commission at […]

Why Finding my Mum Tribe was Crucial

I was sitting in the car, bawling my eyes out while on the phone to my husband. I was frazzled, rattled, and perturbed by the second last mother’s group I attended. It was by this stage the mothers group encompassed two different age groups of mums and babies; the time […]

Bursting the Anxiety Balloon

I was recently asked to share a very personal post, which I was happy to do, but it took a lot for me to put pen to paper (or fingers to keyboard, so to speak). While I’m waiting for the post to be shared, I thought I should share it […]