My Dog Gave Me A Prime Opportunity – I Missed It

It all started when my dog chewed a golf-ball size hole in the living room rug. It’s hard to believe this little guy could do something so dastardly

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I Almost Fell on my Face and My Dog Thought it was Hilarious…Prepare to Join him

The other night I was reading in bed, feeling hungry, despite having already indulged in Skinny Girl popcorn AND Choc Zero chocolate bark. So I got up to

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My Dad Died and I Was Cold and Callous … Until I Discovered My Inner Brene Brown

My dad died on my 46th birthday. You might think this would be traumatic or highly emotional or even a big bummer. But it was none of these

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Hard Things Are Inevitable, Doing Them Alone is Optional

Somehow I missed the fact that my daughter had turned YELLOW. She'd been deathly pale (from what we thought was a stomach bug) for a few days so

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Try these Resources to Improve your Health and Daily Habits

Today I want to share some of my go-to resources for learning, growing, and living a fulfilling life. Some of these are grief/loss specific and some are just

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Why I Hate the 5 Stages of Grief

“How long until you feel better?” My sister asked me to have my therapist answer this question. It was about 2 or 3 months after my son passed

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Here’s What You Need to Do to Support a Grieving Mom

I went back to work a week after my son died. I know that sounds crazy but staying busy was all I knew how to do. About a

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Does your “To Do” List Send You into a Panic? Here’s How You Can Change That

Last week I stayed up late too many nights. I should've caught up on my sleep over the weekend but there was too much to do and for

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You Can Stop Feeling Guilty that You Didn’t Use Your Crystal Ball or Prevent Your Child’s Death

The day my son died, I fed him his early morning feeding at 5:30am and he went back to sleep. I was transitioning back to full-time at work

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How to Be a Better Parent to Your Explosive Child

“He’s a monster!” said my sister one night as we tried to enjoy a small town Christmas parade and festival. Jake had already had multiple meltdowns and there

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