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This one felt different. It was closer to home than ever before. This time, my children are old enough to see the news and ask questions.
“Hate isn’t new,” he calmly stated. “Cameras are new. This has always happened. And it’s always been wrong. But now more people know about it. More people see it happening. It empowers us to work harder at ending it.”
Five more minutes has forever been the lament of my son. It started with bedtimes when he was young, and continued through to high school.
I’ve asked myself countless times over my 15 years of parenting, “When the bleep is this going to get easier?”
I’ll never forget when an adult in my life told me “rainbows are for sissies.” I was a theater kid, remember? We WERE different.
As a psychologist, I often reflect on the things that make people happy (or rather, “content.” No one is actually “happy” all the time). Through my work I get glimpses into the things that matter—the behaviors and ways of thinking that lead to satisfaction, and those that lead to misery. And
What do you do when there is a death that directly impacts your child? A person or a pet that is physically part of their life?
Mom needs some time to relax and refresh too – so ditch the mom guilt and spend some time catching up with your besties on a girl’s weekend in Vegas.
“Women can’t have it all”, they say. “It’s not possible.”I wore that weight for a long time, thinking that I couldn’t have everything my heart desired.
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“Come,” the face said. “Let me help you break free of this average life. Let me help you find your joy by throwing away half your stuff.”
Dear last child of mine, You are the last baby I will hold, the last baby whose soft body I will smell, the last one I will feed and comfort at night.
The box invites you to see Puppy Surprise make weird panting noises. It is not the sound of a happy dog. It is the sound of a dog mid-panic attack.
My children take melatonin. Every. Single. Night. We refer to their nightly doses as their “meds.” As in, “Are you ready to brush your teeth, or do you still need your meds?”