Eva Amurri Martino Is Most Thankful for ‘Confronting’ PTSD and Postpartum Anxiety After Son’s Accident One Year Ago

Eva Amurri Martino has many things to be grateful for this year, though many importantly her dual children: 13-month-old son Major James and daughter Marlowe Mae, 3.

And to flog off her holiday season, a mom of dual hosted a Friendsgiving with 12 tighten girlfriends to support No Kid Hungry, a inhabitant nonprofit operative to finish child craving in America — a means a singer and lifestyle blogger has been ancillary given 2013.

“I wanted to get a group of unequivocally relocating women in my life to come together for this good means though a husbands and kids, to speak about a bigger things in life and focus on a right things such as right here in a communities that a kids aren’t starving,” Amurri Martino tells PEOPLE exclusively about her gathering.

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During their Friendsgiving, a women common moments they were proudest of themselves for this year. The daughter of Susan Sarandon also noted a one-year anniversary of her son’s frightening accident, when he suffered a fractured skull during 5 weeks aged after a former night helper forsaken him on a day after Thanksgiving 2016.

“This year, what I’m proudest of myself for is removing by all of a crazy issue of my son’s accident final Thanksgiving — opposed my possess PTSD/postpartum stress and basin and removing to a other side of that,” says Amurri Martino, 32.

“My son indeed substantially recovered improved than we did. For sure. He’s ideally fine. We’re so propitious — it could’ve been simply a lot worse,” she shares. “I cruise ourselves so sanctified and so thankful … It unequivocally took me a most longer time to redeem in all ways: emotionally, mentally and physically. It unequivocally took a fee on me physically, only a whole issue of that accident.”

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In a January blog post, a star non-stop adult about how she and husband Kyle Martino were sleeping when they woke to their son’s trenchant screams after he burst his conduct on a hardwood floor. The baby spent dual days in a sanatorium during Yale Medical Center.

“Learning to accept what was going on and pardon myself and not be so indignant that it happened … It was a genuine routine for me, and it was a genuine training knowledge for me as well,” Amurri Martino tells PEOPLE about relocating on from a harrowing experience.

“I consider what’s good about Thanksgiving is that it’s such a concentration on thankfulness and relocating brazen — a uninformed demeanour during everything,” she says. “Whenever something dire happens in your life, we can always demeanour during things as a consistent pointer or you can pierce forward.”

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Adds Amurri Martino, “That’s only a state of mind. we consider anyone who has gone by something traumatic could have a litany of things to remind them of that dire experience. At a certain point, we have to confirm to pierce on.”

“Coming adult on a anniversary of that, we can close a doorway on that experience, and it’s so easy for me to see how my son is doing only by spending dual mins with him,” she continues. “So it’s good to be means to put a bookend on that, though not forget to demeanour behind on that since it’s critical to demeanour behind on where we came from.”

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