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Want to Live a Healthier Lifestyle? Here Are Some Exercise Tips for Beginners

person riding bicycle near fence

Living a healthier lifestyle means getting more exercise, but it isn’t always easy to know where to start. Walking into a gym full of experienced members and complicated equipment can be unsettling, but don’t let it put you off. Everyone has to start somewhere, and if you are committed to improving your health, you won’t stay a …

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Time moves way too fast

I took the kids to Hocking Hills State Park today. It was a relatively spontaneous trip, and it’s been a little while since I’ve done anything like this with the kids. I’ve been so stressed out and distracted lately, and I feel like I’ve not spent much quality time with my kids. I needed this, …

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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. ☺