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I Deserve Better and So Does My Family

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!?

Mind-Blowing Sensory Gifts at Target

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

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Here’s What Happened When An Overstimulated Sensory Kiddo Met A Friendly Vietnam Veteran

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


8 Ways Simplified Living Improves Behavior for Extreme Children

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


Dealing With The Diagnosis: 4 Ways to Overcome the Grief After Your Child’s Mental Health Diagnosis

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

Parenting A Child with Anxiety while I Manage My Own

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