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keeping my family's emergency medical information at my fingertips

The Best New Year’s Resolution I Kept (as a Mom): Keeping My Family’s Emergency Medical Information at My Fingertips

You’re a mom, and therefore a caregiver. Me too. I have three children. Three adventurous children. Sometimes, adventurous children get hurt. Or need hospitalization. My middle child, my son, is particularly adept at personal injury. One time our health insurance company rejected a claim from a hospital for X-rays because they argued the claim should […]

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Quieting the inner turmoil of parent guilt

Quieting the Inner Turmoil of Parent Guilt

Even though I’ve been a practicing psychotherapist for nearly 17 years (11 of those spent exclusively with children and families), I am still subject to crazy parenting guilt. It creeps up on me in my weakest, most exhausted or chaotic moments, whispering that something I’ve done has irreparably damaged my child. It’s a wildly irrational […]

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4 tips to become a more financially aware mom

4 Tips to Become a More Financially Aware Mom

Disclaimer: I am not a financial professional. This post is meant to be informational only and is solely my perspective. Please speak to a trusted financial advisor regarding your own personal situation. As a busy mom, paying the bills, remembering to give your kids lunch money, and paying for all of the extracurricular activities probably pushes […]

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New Year, New You, Weight Loss...Garbage

New Year, New You, Weight Loss….Garbage

Here we go. The “New Year, New You” rubbish has begun. I don’t know about you, but I like myself. I’m not perfect, but I’m a pretty cool chick. If you don’t believe me, ask my mom. She’ll tell you. She never lies. Ok, Ok, sooo maybe I would like to IMPROVE some details about me. […]

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parenting as social justice: because he had a dream

Parenting as Social Justice: Because He Had a Dream

“Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny. Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly. Never again can we afford to live with the narrow, provincial “outside agitator” idea. Anyone who lives inside the United States can never be […]

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your social life after you have a family life

Your Social Life (After You Have a Family Life)

  In life, some young ladies dream of graduating college, establishing a career, getting married, having children/a dog/a cat, and purchasing a house. What you don’t really know or realize is how your social life will change after you have accomplished some of these “adulting” goals.  As a young woman, I yearned to get a […]

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