In Real Life...

Parenting can be pretty rough, but we rarely see that because most people only talk about the good stuff.

CATCH offers a look at what's happening In Real Life with stories from parents in hopes others will find comfort and support in their experiences.

We are not posting the names of the authors of these essays because they include parts of their children's stories, and those are theirs to tell.

If you'd like to tell others what's going on In Real Life, we'd love to hear it and share it.

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A Parenting Dilemma and the Value of Validation

What's a mother to do when her anxiety gets in the way of parenting her child with anxiety?  In this post, one mother shares what she learned from her therapist and how it's helping her manage the mix of emotions.  Read more.