Warning: This blog is far from a comprehensive story on memory loss, brain fog and the like and is in no way meant to be a substitute for medical care.
I have a much more experienced mom than I do, though I’d imagine most parents my age have at some point had the experience of wondering if there’s something wrong with their little one. And while she’s clearly very capable, she gets very worried, and frequently.
The anxiety she has is legitimate. I get it. You don’t want your child to be injured. Your mind’s racing when you go to a play or restaurant or museum where kids are around, you might easily have an idea of what might happen. You’re waiting for something to get badly wrong. And when you have your world in a tizzy, that doesn’t help.
And then, as we age, dementia creeps up – and for parents, the anxiety level ratchets up, too. But where you have a problem, a child does not. But here comes another problem.
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