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Everyone Has a Breaking Point

  I remember the day so vividly.  Sitting in my doctor’s office, saying “I just can’t do it anymore.  Everything makes me mad.  EVERYTHING.  And if I’m not mad, I’m crying, or I have no feeling whatsoever.”  It was all or nothing – extremes.  “I’m mad at my toddler when she does normal toddler things.  […]

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Calm the Heck Down!

I have always been an anxious person. It is in my Type A/OCD nature. I’m a planner. I make lists, map out the best routes for vacations, and research restaurants. Sure, I like my dose of spontaneity once in a while, but I thrive with order. Chaos makes me lose my mind. I am also […]

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True Life: I am a Mom With a Vomit Phobia

Parenting with a phobia is hard. Parenting with a phobia that is almost directly related to kids is really hard.  I have suffered from the “irrational” fear of vomiting, emetophobia, since before I can even remember. (I can call it irrational because by definition, that is what a phobia is.) In my mind, it is anything but that.  […]

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