Laura Lifshitz is a pint-sized, battery-operated, tour de force of wit and neuroticism. A comedienne, writer, Columbia University graduate & ex- MTV personality, Laura will work for self-validation and chocolate. A contributor for the Huffington Post Blog, PopSugar Moms, HuffPost Live and more, read her rantings on sex, marriage, divorce, parenthood and life on her site, frommtvtomommy.com. She likes to make friends with strangers.
As a first time parent, there are always things you do because you're a nervous newbie who's learning on the go. Or in other words, new parenting is basically trial-by-fire, and sometimes it can be explosive –– especially those breastfed baby poops.
Having anxiety isn't fun, but it seems like anxiety is continuously making its way into my life. And that means I've got to fight anxiety right back. After having my first panic attack in February and then multiple ones in August, I decided I had had enough.