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You can’t give what you don’t have

Selfcare is so important for everyone, but especially for parents. When you’re a parent, it’s easy to get caught up in the day-to-day of taking care of your kids and forget to take care of yourself. But if you don’t make time for selfcare, you won’t have anything left to give to your kids. You …

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It’s a process

This journey through life has taken us to some dark places. I want you to know that there is light on the other side. Here’s some of our story and why you shoukd never give up.

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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People don’t fake they’re depressed, they fake they’re okay and I’m pretty good at doing that

This is actually really sad but I’m in a place where I really want to celebrate every possible victory I can. It’s been a long day. Emmett and I had somewhere to be in the morning. The information is currently under embargo, so I can’t talk about it yet, but it was a pretty cool …

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Making progress

It’s been a long week, especially with the kids being sick on and off for the last two weeks. I didn’t get a break last weekend because they were sick. I was feeling burned out, overwhelmed, and frustrated. I feel like that’s pretty normal considering and also temporary because life gets better. I woke up …

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You asked: “Should I feel guilty for needing a break from my #autistic kid?”

This was such a good question and I wholey appreciate the level of honesty and vulnerability required to ask it. Here’s my response and I hope it helps. ☺

Some days are harder than others

I’ve had better days and I’m not feeling exceptionally motivated but I have a living room that’s not going to paint itself. I’m almost done with the all the trim. I have to cut in along the floor and then the rest will be super easy. It’s just very tedious and I’m not really in …

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3 Signs You Need To Take Better Care Of Your Health

We only have a finite number of years on this planet, so you need to do your best to look after yourself. With that in mind, here are three key signs that you need to take action to improve the state of your health:  You’re short of breath after walking upstairs Source (CC0 License) Generally, …

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