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A little self-care goes a long way

I was feeling a little overwhelmed the last few days, but I’m in a better place today. I can be really easy to get lost in the moment and lose sight of what matters. I think that’s what happened to me and once I realized that, I was able to put things into perspective. While …

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Parenting sometimes requires a freakish level of flexibility

I’ve been struggling as a parent for the last couple of weeks. I was pretty stoked about the new school year cause everyone seemed excited, or as excited as possible to go to school. I had already figured out a plan of attack in regard to balancing work and finishing projects around the house. Now …

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Dipping into my reserve of patience

I mentioned yesterday that Emmett was not doing well in school. I was caught off guard because I thought he was doing great, and academically he is. Unfortunately, he’s struggling emotionally and didn’t want to tell me because he was afraid I’d be disappointed. Last night I emailed his school guidance counselor and explained what …

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I definitely didn’t see this coming but here we are

Just when I thought things were with school were going well, the bottom drops out and I’m scrambling to to figure this out.

So we hit a little snag but finding a path forward

Even when it appears life is going well, there will always be bumps in the road, and we just hit one.

We just hit a major milestone but I have mixed feelings

I’ve hit a pretty major parenting milestone. Elliott and Emmett are both in high school now and I no longer have any kids in grade school. We can take this a step further and also acknowledge that not only are they both in high school, but they’re both in mainstream high school. I’m so proud …

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I was just interviewed by Paul Cimins on the “Hope Saves the Day Podcast” – Check it out

I get interviewed on varies shows quite often and I always forget to share those links and the information about the show I was on. I want to help promote whatever show I’m on and it’s also a cool way to learn a little more about me. I was recently on my friend Paul Cimins …

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The reality of being a single parent to 3 neurodivergent teenage boys while battling my own demons

It’s been a roller-coaster week for me. The last month has been challenging for me on a number of levels and I’m trying to work my way through it. There’s so much going on in my life at the moment and I’m trying to stay on top of everything. Work is keeping me busy, which …

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