me too.

#metoo As I began to watch my social media feeds fill with this phrase, my stomach dropped, my heart hurt. “It happened to her?” I thought, after I saw the very first post. (Which of course just perpetuates the stigma.) This was a strong, intelligent, kickass woman who takes no shit from anyone. (This is … Continue reading me too.

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10 things i’ve learned during 4 years of parenting.

Because by now, I have clearly acheived “expert” status. A few weeks ago, my baby bear turned four. Arguably, making her not a “baby” anymore. I struggled with this. Four seems like a big year. It was her golden birthday (She turned 4 on the 4th … apparently not many people know what a golden … Continue reading 10 things i’ve learned during 4 years of parenting.

battling “mommy fatigue” – 6 things you need to start doing.

Compassion fatigue. It’s a term talked about in the behavioral health world and describes what happens when your emotional tank runs dry. Many professions deal with this: nurses, teachers, advisers, etc. But there is another cohort who can struggle with this too: moms. (Yes, all parents and caregivers can, but Mother’s Day is Sunday and … Continue reading battling “mommy fatigue” – 6 things you need to start doing.