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31 Sure Fire Ways to Screw Up Your Kids

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Raise your hand if you’ve ever gone to counseling. If you didn’t raise your hand, it’s not because your parents were perfect or that you actually have your schtuff together. You either didn’t raise your hand because: you’re lying; you didn’t hear the question; you were raised with strict religious, intellectual, or spiritual shaming messages […]

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It’s Important for you to Know

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It’s important for you to know I don’t always hate myself. It’s important because it is the truth. And “hate” is a big word, one which isn’t truly accurate for how I feel day in and day out.  But for those of you who struggle with the person in the mirror on occasion, you know […]

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10 Things I Hate About Me

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I just thought of that title so, either this list will be a piece of cake and I’ll need to make a part 2 and 3, or I will need to make some stuff up. My upper arms. My bent towards inconsistency. How my self-worth is so closely knit with 10 lbs of fat and […]

2nd Grade Closet Eater

No. Really. Head on over…

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I’m going to be running through a series over at my “Confessions of a 2nd Grade Closet Eater” blog over the next several weeks. If you or someone you know, love, or even hate, is at a crossroads, has hit a wall, is stuck on a gerbil wheel with no end in sight, send them […]

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Everybody needs to puke sometimes…

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I hate puke. I hate to puke. I hate cleaning up puke. Puke and I are not friends…and that will never change. Can I get a “Holla”? Random Junior High Confession: Parents were out of town. Friend and I convinced older teenager with fake ID to buy us wine coolers. Drank as much as my […]

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Guts and Grief

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So, I did it. I went to my first solo counseling appointment. That’s it. I’m cured…no need for any further intervention. I’ve been declared “problem free”. Just kidding. So, back up a bit and you’ll remember that my going to the appointment was a result of a slight temper tantrum – breakdown I had after […]

Compassion Intl

Unrelated things…

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One: Jason is in Bolivia with Compassion International. No, he is not a Compassion blogger, he is the boss of many of the projects they are currently visiting. BUT, I am hoping that he’ll “blog”, (and I use that term loosely when it comes to my hubby who speaks but 100 words a day), at […]