Back to school is right around the corner, and it is always filled with excitement about new beginnings, and alongside that, anxiety–2020 with its unique set of circumstances is no different. In fact, I believe it will be more anxiety provoking than any other year we have faced.
I sent my oldest daughter to college three years ago and it was hard
I sent my oldest daughter to college 3 years ago, and it was a challenging season for of us. Sending a child to college is always filled with emotions, but it was heightened for us, because my daughter struggles with anxiety. She was diagnosed with OCD as a first grader, so the roller coaster of waxing and waning anxiety was nothing new to us, but college was a whole new thing.
Because anxiety affects over 40 million Americans, I know there are many parents out there who…