Just me again, your resident truth-teller, getting photobombed by one of my ferral children which serves as a perfect illustration of what NO ONE is telling you right now… I Read more
Until the last few weeks, I’d have honestly said I was NAILING this pandemic. I’m no superhero, but having major anxiety basically feels like I’d been preparing to be a Read more
I have one of the top ten most debilitating disorders of all time. Yep. You read that right. OfAllTime Thanks, World Health Organization, for giving an ounce of credit to Read more
How have I lived nearly 40 years of life like this!?
How have I kept all of this buried so deeply that I survived close to four decades without being really honest with myself or even those closest to me!?
This changed everything. But this isn’t my hand. This is the hand of my now 9yo son. Our mornings, before his meds take effect, he may spit, kick, hit, throw Read more
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You all know I LUUURRRRVVVV Target. I mean, nothing spells ‘getaway’ like a hot Starbucks and a red cart handle in my cold mama hands that have felt nothing but Read more
Your new and improved gift guide for those with ADHD. Keep them busy, keep them moving, friends. We’ve bought them, used them, tried them, and loved them. Each are an Read more
This changed everything. Friends, we are finally seeing brave women step out and embrace mental health, admitting they’ve been a champion who asked for the help she needed. But this Read more
I got the call late last night. “She slit her wrists and is being admitted for 72 hours of observation,” a family member sobbed on the other end of the Read more
Today I cried at breakfast. Twice. We had been on our cross country trip for nearly two weeks. We’d crossed seven states, driven over 2200 miles, and spent more than Read more
While my husband and I have lived tiny with our two kids and our dog for a year now, the tiny life isn’t for everyone. Our decision to drastically downsize, Read more
Many parents toil and strain over the decision to pull their children from the public school system or to never start them in the first place. For our family, this Read more
When you are a parent, lots of topics come up among friends that can be difficult conversations to navigate. “How do I help a friend who miscarried?” “Is there a Read more
I remember June 4th, 2016 with great clarity. It was the appointment we’d simultaneously hoped for and dreaded for years. Between my husband and I, we have over 30 years Read more
Dear Parent of A Gifted Learner: A Letter From A Desperate Teacher, Moms and dads, first let me thank you. My endless praises go out to you for reading to Read more
Mamas, on this subject we must stop the relentless back-biting and judgmental behavior and unite to encourage each other. If you parent a child with special needs, whatever those needs Read more
When you have spent time parenting any children, your sanity has likely come into question a time or two. Parent a child with special needs (be they physical, emotional, or Read more