Fight the Spiders!

M.J. has started this new game where he pretends to shoot spiders with his “bubble gun”.  By the way, if you don’t buy your kids toy guns they will apparently make one out of blocks.  Anyway, while we were getting the spiders this morning I felt inspired to write a poem: There are spiders all […]

Failing Doesn’t Make You a Failure

I recently read The Five Love Languages of Children.  There was a part in there that made me think of my childhood.  I even talked about this in one of my social work classes in college.  We had to talk about a bad memory from our childhood and it was the only one I could […]

It’s Never a Good Time

Last night I showed Dan a poem I wrote when I was struggling with OCD and suicidal thoughts.  He asked if I had really made a plan to kill myself and I said yes.  But it was around Halloween and since Dan loves Halloween I didn’t want to make it a horrible day for him.  […]

If You are Broken Ask for Help

This post contains affiliate links. Yesterday Dan and I were listening to the song, Used to be Mine by Sara Bareilles.  It is such a beautiful song.  There is a part that reminded me of myself and where I used to be: She’s imperfect, but she triesShe is good, but she liesShe is hard on […]

Managing Depression and Anxiety

This post contains affiliate links. I thought it would be cool to share different things I do to help manage my depression and anxiety.  People who are going through similar struggles probably know about most of the things I’m going to say but I thought I would share what works for me.  Of course taking […]

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