Parenting

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I’m Not Okay, but Don’t Ask Me About It: Finding Strength in Vulnerability

When Meghan Markle bravely declared on international news that she was, “Not okay,” after the birth of her first child, I found myself nodding along to the clip, recalling those first few weeks and months as a new mom, when I wasn’t okay, either. I recalled the feeling of loneliness and my desperate need for […]

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The 7 Daily Affirmations of a Tired Mom

I’ve read countless articles about how daily affirmations can improve your life. It’s said that daily affirmations can improve your way of life or even turn things around to go your way. I’m going to call bogus on that. Sorry if I just burst your bubble.  It’s not that I’m not a believer in daily […]

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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: Understanding My Son’s Diagnosis

Most people are familiar with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD. People picture kids who have ADHD as unable to focus on anything and constantly moving around. They imagine that doctors are quick to diagnose children with ADHD and quick to put them on medication to control it. That’s why I was surprised when my […]

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