Using Steven Universe to Explain Anxiety to My Children

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*****Disclaimer: I am not a mental health professional or expert.*****

I was an adult when I received formal diagnoses, but the truth was I had suffered from anxiety all my life and depression and PTSD since I was 8 years old. After a particularly rough pregnancy with my third son and an accident that almost killed my mom, I noticed changes in my older two sons that I…