Category Archives: Mental Health

Mother’s Day and Healing

This year, I’m remembering my mother with love. For those who’ve read my blog for a while, you know my relationship with Mom was complicated. There was great love, and also great pain. Being aware of some of the plans … Continue reading

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Daughter’s Loss

Back in the mid 80’s I discovered country music. I was in college, had never listened to country, and dated a fellow who was not only a straight-A student on scholarship but played in a country-rock band on weekends. And … Continue reading

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Healing from Loss by Suicide

Eight years ago today, Christmas Eve was an ordinary day of mothering my son, getting excited about Christmas, and having just returned from shopping when the unthinkable happened. With the rear hatch of my minivan open I answered my cell … Continue reading

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Oh, The Madness!

I bet you think I’m going to write about the recent insane gun violence going on in my country right now. Psych! No. Well, not exactly. Maybe a little. I was prompted by a quote I came across which stated, … Continue reading

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Mondays

Here we are again. Monday. These days I homeschool my teen (technically he’s enrolled with a private, independent learning high school) and Monday mornings are particularly tough. We have breakfast, do some academics and drive to our weekly check in … Continue reading

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A Shaft of Light

Just a quick update today, shortly before our school year begins next week. My teenage son, Little Man, who lives with a number of life challenges, has been doing a medication trial for crippling anxiety for the past several months. … Continue reading

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Struggling A Bit

This time of year marks a time of endings and new beginnings for many students and their families. The school year recently ended for most schools, and with that, students are graduating, receiving awards and certificates, and moving on to … Continue reading

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Time To Tack

We all sail through this journey of life, holding fast to the tiller, sometimes steering with all our might, and sometimes letting the wind and current move us where they will. We head out to sea, looking for grand adventures, … Continue reading

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Another Step In The Journey

You know how, when you’re deep in the middle of going through something, there are times you really want to reach out and connect? Times you need a friend to talk to or to vent to, or times you really … Continue reading

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Anxiety is Real

We all get nervous or feel anxious about something at some point. And when we do, our bodies have a physiological reaction. Our hearts beat faster, pupils constrict,¬†focus narrows, our digestion slows, and chemicals are released in our brains and … Continue reading

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