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Why my husband checked out

I've never really told this story. I'm embarrassed as I could possibly be. (Deep inhale). Here goes. I played a major role in my husband's unconscious decision to check out of his position and power as Daddy. When our kids were really young, I … [Read More...]

Plan + Action + Accountability

One of my dear friends has a daughter who struggles with anxiety. Deep, life-altering anxiety. She's been shut up in her room for days, even weeks, missing tons of school and even her 16th birthday party. She's missed so much school that she may … [Read More...]

Are you doing what it takes?

It's 2am in my neck of the woods. I fell asleep at 9pm last night. I crashed, really. I believe my brain still remembers those baby days when I got 2 or 3 or 5 hours of sleep at a time... so I'm up! Bright-eyed and bushy-tailed! Rather than lay in … [Read More...]

I’d Like to Introduce You to An Amazing Mom

Good morning, Beautiful. Please stop reading and find the closest mirror. I'm serious. Walk into your bedroom or bathroom. Pull out the mirror in your purse. Now look at yourself in that mirror. Please meet my friend and an amazing mom. She is … [Read More...]

Be the person you needed when you were younger

“Be the person you needed when you were younger.” -Ayesha A. Siddiqi I first read this just a few months ago. My heart warmed and sank a little all at the same time. When I was younger, I needed my mom. I still need her actually, but I really … [Read More...]