Ironic Kindness

I promise I didn’t do it on purpose, but it’s funny how things work out, isn’t it? When I slated this post into my writing schedule, I firmly believed that I would be writing and scheduling this a couple of weeks ago. But instead, I am writing this on January 27 – 2 days before… Continue reading Ironic Kindness

Parenting, self-care, Uncategorized

I am Anne, I am Marilla

Anne gives herself freely to each emotion as it passes through her psyche. Surrendering completely, into the depths of despair or the heights of ecstasy. Marilla is afraid to feel. A life of hard experiences has taught her not to expect too much, lest she be disappointed.  Her moments of passion have led to some… Continue reading I am Anne, I am Marilla

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The unsexy side of self-care

When I started talking about my own self-care as it relates to mental health, I had no idea July was minority mental health month. I am not a minority, but I can definitely empathize with the challenges associated with getting help if you feel like something is wrong. In that spirit, NAMI has some amazing… Continue reading The unsexy side of self-care

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Scattered Self-Care

I have to admit, I’ve really struggled to pull any kind of a thought together for my post this week. There have been some exciting times in the Hanson household. Electric is consistently using the potty and Adorable is continuing to improve her language skills. I think she’s on the cusp of walking, as her… Continue reading Scattered Self-Care