The Mama Chronicles: stumble.

I won’t lie.. today has been tough. Last night was a challenge. For that matter, I’ve needed a manual just to understand the past two weeks. Being the parent of a special needs child is amazing. Also, it’s hard. Some days are unexplainable, while others are so typical it’s scary. Since returning from Europe, we’ve…

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Relax mama..

Laundry piles that never made it to their destination, dishes needing washed, and kids to taxi. You’re not alone. We’re all in the same place. Just breathe. Relax, mama. Remember that there’s more to you than laundry and household chores. You’re filled with dreams. Ones that keep creeping their way into your vision. You’re filled…

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Pressure.

As humans, we tend to overload ourselves with unbearable amounts of pressure.  Why?  Do we seek validation to such an extreme that we value the opinion of others more than our own sanity?  Sound harsh, maybe.  But its the truth.  If we cared less of what the outside world thinks of our progress and more…

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The Mama Chronicles: mom guilt

Take #2. I began writing a post earlier and the more I wrote, the less authentic it felt. So, I walked away for a bit and decided that without doing it right, I wasn’t being honest with myself. One short week ago, I was living my dream. I was sipping wine at a cafe in…

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It took a while for me to believe, if you will, that numbers had valuable meaning. After noticing, at random times, that certain numbers kept popping into my view, I began to question their realism. Last night is a great example. In the Midwest USA, it’s cold.. winter has arrived. Just as you would imagine…

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