Summertime is full of transitions for kids and parents. School is ending, crazy activity schedules are put on hold and summer (or mom) camp is beginning. These can be great things or it can cause a bit of stress. For me my biggest challenge of summer was that both of my regular sitters (who I freaking LOVE) were not going to be available. They are moving on to bigger things and I am totally excited for them and their future success. This also means that it’s time to find a new sitter for the nights I have work.Read More
I struggle with my self-worth pretty much every day. I am also choosing to make baby steps to remember that I am worthy. That my time is valuable, and I deserve to be paid well. To remember that I am pretty special (no matter what other people think). SO ARE YOU!!!Read More
Therapy never worked for me.
When I was a teenager and my parents sent me after some behavior issues I was having (aka skipping school and friend choices). I sat in this nice woman’s office and stared at her without saying a word. I was certain that all she wanted was for me to stop breaking the “rules” or that whatever I said would be used against me and I would have more restrictions put on me. If I could have trusted her I might have opened up a bit, but I just wasn’t ready. I didn’t think anything was wrong and I wasn’t ready to stop being a victim in my life.Read More