30 Questions To Ask Your Child To Get To Know Their Heart (answered)

If you have any presence on social media I am sure you have seen the birthday Questionnaires to ask your kids every year. I always like asking my kids questions like those to see how they have changed and what's going on in their heads. I am always wondering what they are thinking about. I... Continue Reading →

Letting My Preschooler Dye Her Hair

For those of you who know me or have followed my journey for awhile have seen the ongoing, never ending, transformation of my hair. I have had black hair, red, purple, pink, orange, teal, blonde, and galactic colors. Yes I have had "natural" colors, too. I just feel more like myself when my hair is... Continue Reading →

BPD and Childhood Trauma

To say things have been tough would be an understatement. (I am not talking about the chaos going on in the world right now). When I was officially diagnosed with things [OCD, Generalized Anxiety Disorder, most likely Borderline Personality Disorder, and PTSD] few weeks ago, I didn't know what knowing all of that would mean... Continue Reading →

This Is My Normal.

When you spend the majority of your life a certain way, you can only assume that it is normal. It wasn't until maybe 2 years ago that I found out not everyone has experienced depression, anxiety, suicidal thoughts, and the like. Even in hearing other people's testimony about the way their "normal" brains work, didn't... Continue Reading →

Read Across America

At what point is something deemed a "classic"? Classic; legendary, never goes out of style. At least, that is my interpretation of the word. This week at my son's school is Dr. Seuss week/read across America. I remember having these weeks every year when I was in grade school 25 years ago. Dr. Seuss became... Continue Reading →

A Camping Anecdote

Some of my fondest memories as a child, prior to my parent's divorce, was going camping. When we went camping, it was almost always in a tent. It always wound up being a family event with my uncle, cousins, and grandparents. After the divorce, and everyone growing up, it sort of became a thing of... Continue Reading →

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