It’s Not My Story to Tell

With the teen’s permission, I am finally able and ready to share the very long story of my silent struggle in parenting our firstborn. I haven’t been able to share this part of my life because most of it is not my story to tell, but in her newfound efforts at honesty and authenticity, she […]

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My Guilt is Your Guilt (In other words, I will not go on the field trip)

Mom guilt plagues us all. It doesn’t matter if you’re a stay at home mom, a work at home mom or a working mom, we all feel it. At some point, we have all carried the heavy yolk of guilt accross our shoulders about something we missed, didn’t share, didn’t buy, or any myriad of […]

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Forget the Advice – Parent Your Way

There is so much advice out there about parenting. Some of it is good and helpful, some just ridiculous. Before you have your first child, you go to the book store and grab every book you can find on what to expect and how to handle things. You search the web reading everything you can […]

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