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Skeeter’s tough day

Three weeks ago, Skeeter had her annual check up for her bladder reflux at our fantastic Children’s Hospital.  These annual check ups cause much anxiety for both of us.  Her first two visits to Children’s (a middle of the night … Continue reading

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Star of the Week: Munch

Two weeks ago Munch was the star of the week of her kindergarten class. She enjoyed her morning in the spotlight. We prepared for this week a month in advance.  I got to sit back and watch her in her … Continue reading

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The Caregiver Archetype

 Katherine Stone and Cheryl Contee led the Pathfinder session of Blogging as a Change Agent : they recommended this book: Archetypes by Caroline Myss.  I finally got a chance to check this book out from the library this past month.  I … Continue reading

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Coach Jenny

After nearly nine years, I picked up my coach’s whistle again. This time I am not coaching middle school girls in basketball. I am coaching kids’ soccer through our local soccer club. My husband and I are coaching kids ages … Continue reading

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Ridin’ Dirty: Dirty Girl 2013

I had two goals in mind for this year’s Dirty Girl: to run the entire race and to complete all of the obstacles. I have spent this past year working on my cardio endurance and building up my strength.  I … Continue reading

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Three is the Magic Number

I took Munch to a performance of Schoolhouse Rock Live at Soulstice.  This theatre company is very special to me.  The artistic director is a dear friend who is one of those soul mentors.  Char helped me believe in myself … Continue reading

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Just Write: A Proposal

I’m linking up with Heather today for my first ever Just Write. All I hear are the soft clicks of a colleague typing on her laptop and a muffled conversation to my left. I am sitting in my brown cubicle … Continue reading

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BlogHer 13 Nerves

So as a mental health blogger and survivor of postpartum depression and postpartum anxiety, attending BlogHer will be a test of my coping strategies. I had my first pre-conference meltdown yesterday. This was brought on by a weekend chock full … Continue reading

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The Climb

A week ago today, I spent my Friday morning hiking with my good friend, a fellow Warrior Mom, in support of the fundraiser for Postpartum Progress, Inc. “Climb Out of the Darkness”.  It was overcast, but we wanted to get in … Continue reading

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Memories Captured: My Munchkin

My sweet Munch, You are now officially a kindergartener.  Your favorite colors are still pink and purple.  You love Barbies and Star Wars equally.  You prefer dresses over pants and shorts.  Your passion is dance.  Since your recital a few weeks … Continue reading

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