Category: Inspirational Posts

My #depression confession

It’s been a little while since I’ve talked about my depression, so let’s raise a little awareness and have a conversation. If you’re not already aware, I’ve been engaged in active warfare with depression for most of my life. You can read some back story here. Depression has been a part of my life for …

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Putting a renewed focus on #selfcare

I’m going to be putting a serious focus on self-care. I know that sounds weird because I talk about self-care all the time as it is. I guess what I mean is that I’m going to put a renewed focus on self-care. Like, recommit to self-care. Here’s the deal. I mentioned that I’m going through …

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The Truth is I’m Not Okay

I swear to God it feels like I’m always apologizing for not writing enough. I don’t know why I feel the need to do that but clearly I do. I guess that I feel as though I’m letting people down when I don’t write or share. That’s just a weird thing I put on myself …

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Let’s Talk About Respite

I want to talk about something that’s really important and most parents don’t get enough of. If you’re a special needs parent, you’re probably all too familiar with the word respite. Basically, respite means break. More specifically, it means a temporary break and is usually associated with caregivers. While my focus is more on special …

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Life Is Good

I want to pop in here quickly, before I crash for the night, and share a positive message. If you’ve been following our story over the years, you know that my kids and I have been through a great many challenges together. Between multiple deaths in the family, divorce, and COVID, the last couple of …

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The importance of taking time for yourself

It’s been a fantastic weekend for a number of reasons. I want to briefly talk about this because it goes back to respite and selfcare. For the most part, the boys and I spent the weekend apart. We talked and texted throughout the weekend and I saw them briefly but we basically did our own …

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