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Case Managing as Parenting

I could really use a personal assistant. Of course at this point I couldn’t afford one, but that’s beside the point, really.

I could use a family case manager, scheduler, minder person, robot, something. 803 more words


Absences, Missing Earrings, and Coming Out Alive

Well. It’s been a hot minute. But here we are.

When I first started blogging, I remember reading posts that folks had written after writing absences. 1,358 more words


Thoughts For Thursday- Anti-depressants 

I had my fun yearly lady doctor’s appointment yesterday morning.My wonderful doctor and I started talking about baby beast and his refusing to sleep at night habit. 238 more words


Book Review: It Ends With Us by Colleen Hoover

Lily and Ryle are young and beautiful and totally driven by their respective careers. Lily has fulfilled a childhood dream of opening her own florist shop, and Ryle is on the fast-track to becoming a world-renowned neurosurgeon. 422 more words

Books And Reading

Vote Your Conscience

It’s pretty rare for me to engage in direct political conversation on this space, and I gotta admit that this is really deliberate for me. I live in the DC metro area; we breathe politics here. 1,054 more words


Petra, The Book of Alternative Services, Scripture and surviving adolescence

I remember sharing my story with someone  who listened carefully, and then joking asked “With your background, why didn’t you leave and become a Buddhist or something?” 1,096 more words

When They Don’t Listen: School Edition

Remember when I realized at the end of summer that we kinda hate school because of some of Hope’s challenges?

Yeah, that.

Yep, still hate it. 911 more words