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Back To School!


My kids went back to school today. Oddly, because I’m a weird wannabe shut-in and usually value alone time above all else, I miss them. The missing them part is the odd part. During other school breaks, I’ve treasured the time we’ve had together but looked forward to sending them back. It felt too soon this time. I packed them…

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Happy Holidays!


The happiest of holidays from my family to yours! I hope you are spending it with people you love, doing something you love, or relaxing. I cannot wait to connect with more of you in 2019.  Sending you good vibes, love, and joy.  Happy Holidays! 

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The Battle With Anxiety


This girl just had an anxiety attack, although you can’t tell by looking at the picture. Isabella has been wired with anxiety since day one. When she was little, I thought it was my fault.

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Explaining Puberty to Isabella


When Isabella was 9 years old, I explained a little bit about puberty and a lot about menstruation. The book “The Girl’s Body Book” helped me out with wording and with illustrations. It was important that Isabella had the facts, since some of her friends might be getting their period or going through puberty early! I wanted her to have the facts before she heard any scary misconceptions.

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