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  Anxiety In Children, Cuddling, Feelings, Physical Intimacy, Cuddles, Hug
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Nighttime cuddles turn into tears and worries that came seemingly out of nowhere. You were suppose to be comforting her and making her feel safe in your arms before she drifts off to sleep. Instead, you hear her start to cry and when you ask what is wrong, reality smacks you in the face that you are

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It is one of those I love my kids so much and I actually WANT to be around them today. Most days work is an escape from the constant repeating myself and eventually losing my shit on my children. I stayed at home for a long time with my daughter and a year with my son. For the sake of my sanity, or

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As any mom knows, a majority of us sleep extremely light because of the small peoples we created and their constant need for something and lack of compassion for our need to sleep. Last night I felt pretty crappy after a long weekend and decided to take NyQuil to feel better and get some sleep. The

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I want to make sure I start by saying I love my children more than life itself. That being said… I am TIRED. The constantly needs of EVERYONE is absolutely draining. I have officially hit a point of being burnt out. Life’s demands just flat out become too much sometimes. Don’t yell at your kids. O

My experience with mental illness traces back to as far as I can remember. Depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety and psychosis have affected members of my family for generations.

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It absolutely blows my mind how many people suffer in silence every day, because of the stigma that is attached to mental illnesses. Between starting this blog and my general openness about my anxiety and depression, I have had so many people reach out to me and say they too constantly fight the sam

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I am a crier. Anyone who knows anything about me knows this. Happy? Cry. Sad? Cry. Angry? Cry. Hungry and Tired? Cry like a toddler. It is ridiculous, but I have accepted this is who I am and I’m okay with it. Tuesday morning, after staying just over a week with us, my mom headed off to Illinois. S

  Man Cold, Love My Husband

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Today I bring you one tiny reason as to why I suck at being a wife. I want to start by saying I love my husband more than the world and I am always there for him if he needs me. HOWEVER. We all know what a man cold looks like. So a couple days ago when shit hit the fan in life and we put the cat d

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Tonight my sweet, heart of gold, not so little baby, crushed me. This morning we were all home, including MiMi who has been staying with us with her kitty. Her cat was 18 years old. We not only grew up with her, she also grew old with us. For the past few months Sassy (the cat) was blind. We had b

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As I scroll through my news feed on Facebook I see a post my husband had mentioned earlier. It was on Omaha Scanner Facebook page. “M65 enroute to Lakeside Code 99 (CPR in progress) with a pre-teen female suicide attempt.”. Read that again. A pre-teen. A child. Someones baby. This girl had not even

  Its Okay, Feelings, Children, Baby, Its Ok, Young Children, Boys, Child, Infants
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Today I am just having..a day. Lack of sleep and routine will flare my anxiety up so badly it makes the days seem never ending. When my anxiety is flared up it makes sleep impossible, while no sleep makes rational thinking impossible as well. It is a vicious cycle that feels impossible to break.

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For the love of all that is holy WHY!? WHY does our 2 year old insist on waking up sooo early after being up all night. It’s like sleep has wronged him in some way and he will do everything in his power to avoid it. Bedtime is hell in itself. He is an overly tired absolute pain in the ass all night,

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How. Do. You. Do. It?! To all the single parents out there. You are superheros. There is no other explanation for how you do it all on your own. The pick ups, drop offs, sports and activities, appointments, bath time, dinner time, bed time, and everything in between you do it all on your own. In th

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This too shall pass…slowly and painfully… like a kidney stone. This is life with anxiety and depression. You go phases of being fine and thinking, “Wow I finally have it together. I am going to be OK.”. Then it hits almost out of nowhere, and sometimes with no trigger at all. You are suddenly in thi

  Running Late, Parenting, Childcare, Raising Kids, Parents, Natural Parenting
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Be a parent they said. It’ll be fun they said. Every. Single. Day. It’s fighting, not listening, yelling, crying (let’s be real this one is more me than them), exhaustion, running late, and the list goes on and on. How do you ever get to the point of missing this?

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