Browsing the "anxiety" Tag

Holding Breath

April 30th, 2019 | by Shannon Brescher Shea

Lying on a hospital examination table, shivering despite the thin blanket draped over me, I stared at the ceiling and


The Wooden Spoon

April 2nd, 2019 | by Jennifer Jordán Schaller

On more than one occasion, my mother said, “Do not upset me. If I start spanking you, I might not be able to stop. I don’t want to hurt you.”


Totally Fine, Also Rage

December 4th, 2017 | by Elizabeth Beauvais

At some point mid-last week, I realized with a start that I was angry. Not really angry at anything in


Running Scared

July 15th, 2017 | by Elizabeth Newdom

The sun is sinking outside the window. My son, Asher, and his friends run screaming. It’s just an ordinary evening.


The UnCommon Core by KATHERINE THOME

June 2nd, 2015 | by Katherine Thome

“Directly compare two objects with a measurable attribute in common, to see which object has “more of”/”less of” the attribute,


LOST by Anna Doogan

March 19th, 2015 | by Anna Doogan

March was a tripwire for constant rains. Even in the fresh spring air, downpours dumped cold and gray, like the



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