Rachel Swanson Hillestad

mothering, foster mothering, living a full life in spite of OCD and anxiety

Rachel Hillestad is a 37-year-old Iowa-raised and Kansas City-living girl with one ruggedly sensible computer-nerd husband who kind of resembles the unibomber, three mostly sweet babies, and room for any foster children who need a place to stay. She has experience in dealing with OCD (not the cleaning kind), anxiety, early hysterectomy, loss, love, and Diet Coke. Read more at

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