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The other evening I was out with a few friends. When I stood up to leave, I couldn't help but notice one of them tracking my body from head to toe with their eyes. Then the comment struck: "You're...
PMDD: It's so much more serious than PMS. This morning, I woke up to the ultimate delight of having my period. I also noticed a new mental clarity that I haven’t had the past few days. I opened up my...
I apologize because I am sorry. I have had to apologize more than ever while we are stuck at home. We are stuck in the house. For the 100th time today, my almost-five-year-old whines about not being able to play a game...
I spend my days in a fog of crabbiness. There needs to be a name for what I’m experiencing. Naming it will be therapeutic, and it will help all of us experiencing it to know that we’re not alone. I'm...
When you don't have the answers, coping as a parent can be tough. There is nothing more frustrating than watching your child struggle with something that is out of your control. An illness, a heartbreak, a betrayal of a friend,...
It is well-documented that the best way to curb the spread of COVID-19 is to practice social distancing. As Governor Evers has said, we are safer at home. The quicker we stop the spread of COVID-19, the quicker we get...

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I’m in a really good place right now. If you’re thinking, well, goody for you, I get it. But, I say this because I have struggled with depression and anxiety since my childhood. And, although it’s been a long...
If you're overwhelmed by what everyone is calling your "new normal" in the days of social distancing, you are not alone. This is not normal and most of us are having a hard time with this transition. Here are...
Dear Reader, you are enough. Yeah, you, the one that puts on a smile to the outside world and replies, “good” when asked how things are going. I see you. I see the way your eyes lower after looking at...
Episode 13 - Standing in the Gap for Maternal Mental Health Trigger Warning: This episode discusses perinatal mood disorders and mental health issues. Listener discretion is advised. 1 in 7 women will experience perinatal mood and anxiety disorders in the pregnancy...

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A Milwaukee Parent’s Guide to Virtual Education + Homeschooling | 2020...

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2020 has thrown parents a lot of curveballs, not the least of which has been an uncertainty surrounding schooling for our children. For many...