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How To Discuss Death With Your Child

We knew it was coming. We didn’t know how old the hamster was when she was gifted to us, and we knew that hamsters only have a two to three year life span. 1,057 more words

Family

Two by Two

Today is the second day of Christmas! I realize that some may have already hauled their Christmas trees out of their homes and turned off the festive music, but the celebration is not over yet! 625 more words

Family

Banned Books Week, Censorship, and Tackling Difficult Topics!

Good evening folks,

Apologies that today’s post is excruciatingly late, I have been having a hard weekend mental health wise.

I didn’t want to miss this week though!   939 more words

Books

Still Falling by Sheena Wilkinson

Rating: 5*****

Published: 2015 by Little Island

I will ask How is that possible I haven’t heard and read reviews on this book from other bookish people? 427 more words

Books

Hot off the Press: Scenarios USA Teen Films are a must see

i had the pleasure last summer of being asked to serve on the committee to select the best script for the next film line up for… 177 more words

Speaking About My Broken Brain


At 17 I left home, by 22 I was married, divorced at 26 but I never truly felt grown up until I was 30. That was the age I decided to (wo)man up and ask for help with my failing mental health. 1,058 more words

Life

What I Tell My Children About Their Father's PTSD

Forward: Our life literally changed forever when, in 2011, my paramedic husband was diagnosed with post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). As a result, he is no longer able to work in any profession that may trigger his symptoms, and unfortunately many aspects of day-to-day life cause him intense anxiety. 1,018 more words

Children