This past Saturday a sixteen-year-old girl one town over from mine committed suicide by jumping off a parking garage at the local mall. Like many other teen suicides, mental health issues and bullying were cited as two factors. Some disturbing screenshots of horrible things said by a classmate appeared on social media after the news […]
Cause I Got Issues
Every Monday at 1:00 I go to therapy with my husband. We have been seeing the same therapist for over a year now. Since we normally go during the school day, the kids are never around when it’s time to go. Now that it’s summer and the kids are home all the time — ALL […]
There Is No Shame In Therapy.
I was talking to a mom recently, and she was telling me that her child who is in elementary school was struggling with anxiety and it’s gotten to the point that it’s affecting the child at school so the kid is now seeing a therapist. And the mom seemed kind of scared to admit this […]
Next stop — world domination (or at least six figures).
I’ve spent the past couple months in blog limbo. Like many things I do, I started this blog on a whim with no plan. I also knew nothing about blogging. But I always had the goal of supporting my family from it. I’m not quite there yet. And now I’m at kind of a crossroads. […]
Change needs to start at the bottom.
Last week I was nominated to do the #22Kill push-up challenge. If you are involved in any form of social media, chances are high that you know what it is. I had seen in floating around Facebook. I’ve seen many of my friends doing push-ups. I knew the campaign was to bring awareness to the fact […]
You may want to consider not being an ignorant ass.
It takes a lot to offend me. A lot. Everyone knows I love the f-word. So clearly off color language doesn’t bother me. While I don’t think name calling is a good thing, I’m not really bothered by that either. Call me a bitch if you want. Call me an asshole. While you’re at it, go for […]