Sleep Training with Anxiety

Welcome, to sleep training your toddler, when you’ve had little sleep and suffer from an anxiety disorder. This is my life now. I remember when my anxiety disorder first reared its ugly head. I was in the 6th grade, and it seemed an insurmountable, unmanageable thing. I remember crying to the point of heaving, my breathing […]

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Kids Say The Darndest Things

Kids say the craziest things. No literally, sometimes the words that come out of my 2-year-old’s mouth have the ability to stun me into complete silence – and if you know me, that’s truly a difficult thing to do. I hardly ever take a breath for fear that it’ll force me to shut up for […]

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Fur Babies: Here’s to the one that tried my patience first.

6 years ago, I became a parent for the first time. Not in the traditional sense, I wasn’t pregnant or anything like that, but I did become responsible for a little baby, albeit one with fur. Many people wouldn’t consider getting a dog as an initiation into parenthood, but when you’re cleaning piss and shit, potty training, […]

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Home Remedies for the Baby Cold

When you have a toddler, I don’t think that anything is worse than flu season. The first winter that my kid was in daycare I think he honestly spent more time at home than he did in school. This meant that I had to work from home a lot – I’m very fortunate in the […]

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Parenting Our Parents

Our parents and grandparents are the authority figures when we’re young. They are the people we look up to, the ones we seek out for guidance. In my eyes as a child my parents were indestructible – they were never wrong (mostly because they would never ever admit to being wrong), they always knew best, […]

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