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The Irrational, BUT Real Fears of Mothers

As mothers we often wonder if we are alone in the worries we have about our children. Through talking to many moms, what I have found is that it seems to be a common thread that runs through the veins of virtually all mothers. Out of the blue we are struck with a horrid visual of something happening to our beautiful bundle of joy who is sleeping peacefully at the moment. I can’t speak to why these types of thoughts can interrupt our peace of mind, but I can tell you that you are not alone. Instead of beating ourselves up and creating more worry, what we can do is manage our thoughts so that we can get to a better feeling place. The tie we have with our children obviously creates an attachment and unconditional love that can cause us to entertain heart breaking thoughts of possibly losing our connection with them. This motherly protection is absolutely normal, however if not managed can lead to us sheltering them beyond what is healthy...

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