It’s Okay to Get Angry

Parenting is hard.  Parenting during a Pandemic is harder.  Parenting during a Pandemic with a mood disorder is even harder.  Sometimes things that happen can trigger depressive episodes.  A situation that occurred in my life recently made me sad and angry.  I think that combined with the 3-week Covid pause, and possibly the cold weather, […]

Self-care is Essential

Do you struggle with loving yourself?  Maybe even with liking yourself?  I feel like I have struggled with this from a young age.  I have always been a nice, empathetic person, but I never felt like I had any natural talents.  I wonder, it is easier for the people who are good at everything to […]

You Are Loved

Have you ever felt like you’re not good enough?  Not a good enough mom.  Not a good enough wife.  Not good enough at your job.  Not pretty enough.  Not thin enough.  Just not enough.  I have felt like this a lot.  Yesterday and today I’ve felt like a crappy mom.  M.J. has not been listening […]

Invisible

M.J. and I have watched a Charlie Brown movie a lot recently.  One of the episodes is the Halloween one and in the other one Snoopy performs a magic show.  In the magic show Snoopy makes Charlie Brown invisible and it takes him a few days to figure out how to turn him back.  Charlie […]

You’re Always Beautiful

“Days will come when you don’t have the strength.  When all you hear is you’re not worth anything.  Wondering if you ever could be loved.  And if they truly saw your heart, they’d see so much.”- Beautiful by MercyMe When I heard this song the other day it reminded me of all the hard times […]

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