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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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How Being A Mother Is Changing Me

Becoming a mother was something I dreamed about since I was a teenager. I dreamed about loving being pregnant and being able to show it off to the world, walking around with a big round belly full of baby. In … Continue reading

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Why This Election Feels Like A Big Zit

Right now, we are one week before our 2016 presidential election. And it’s the hottest election I’ve experienced during my half decade existence. I live in a household of extremely sensitive people. My son especially, picks up on energies that … Continue reading

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When Is Anxiety A Diagnosable Illness?

With Little Man experiencing a resurgence of not only anxiety but triggered panic attacks, I wanted to create a PSA about anxiety. If you have never personally experienced a panic attack, and don’t have a family member who experiences them, know that they are … Continue reading

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Struggling a Bit

Lately I’ve been struggling a bit. Struggling to write. Struggling to accomplish things I want to get done. Just struggling. Where I live, the weather gets darker this time of year, and the rains begin. Some years, the rains don’t … Continue reading

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I Still See You: A Letter To My Son

A little over a year ago, my son was having an extremely difficult time in school, and I read an article that sparked this letter to him: I See You, A Letter To My Son. Even though it’s only been … Continue reading

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Holding On

Here we go again, so I thought. My baby isn’t feeling well. His tummy hurts. His body is unhappy. And again. And again. What’s going on? Why doesn’t he get better? He doesn’t seem really sick But he’s in pain. … Continue reading

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Time For A New Voyage Plan

I don’t even know where to start, so I’ll just start at the beginning. There have been a few times in my life that I’ve had to hit the ground running when something unexpected happened or something that wasn’t completely … Continue reading

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Here We Go Again: School Is In Session

School started early in Little Man’s life. He was 2. After beginning speech therapy for speech delay and then occupational therapy for sensory integration issues, I found out about a preschool that our town offers for free to qualifying kids. But … Continue reading

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Becoming A Parent Should Come With Warning Labels

Before anyone becomes a parent, they need to know the possible side effects of having a child. Warning: having a child may drive you to the brink of insanity. Warning: having a child might cause extreme weight gain. Warning: having … Continue reading

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