• How to Cure Over-Volunteering-itis

    Today begins the first full week of school this year. Each Back to School season I find myself in the throes of being inundated with papers, sign-ups, and volunteer opportunities. Each summer parents grow with excitement as they begin the process of sending the kids back to school. Overwhelmed by the paperwork, but thrilled by… [Continue Reading]

    How to Cure Over-Volunteering-itis
  • Taking Back Control

    On May 30 I had my last infusion of Cytoxan…forever (I hope). The relief that comes with this is phenomenal and I am so glad to finally be done with that stage of my life. Except on June 5th my neurologist scheduled me for an MRI of certain parts of my brain to search for… [Continue Reading]

    Taking Back Control
  • Social Media Makes Me a Bad Mother

    Oh My Gosh, I can’t breathe! I think. They’re too close. It’s too early. It’s seven thirty in the morning. I’ve been up for thirty minutes, my husband has left for work, and as I try to sit on the couch so I can wake up my children climb on me. Literally climb on me. Like I’m a… [Continue Reading]

    Social Media Makes Me a Bad Mother
  • You Probably Got This From Me- A Parent’s Guilt

    “I wonder where you got all of these things,” she would say. I was tired. I was sick. I didn’t care where or who the hell this disease came from. I have it. I must live with it. It is my heavy cross to bare all on my own. “You probably got it from your dad.… [Continue Reading]

    You Probably Got This From Me- A Parent’s Guilt
  • Wordless Wednesday- What Does This Picture Make You Feel?

    Wordless Wednesday- What Does This Picture Make You Feel?  

    Wordless Wednesday- What Does This Picture Make You Feel?