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Just Say No: Setting Boundaries During the Holidays

Do you feel exhausted during the holidays?  Overextended and unsatisfied?  Do you feel like you’re walking on egg shells?  Trying to please everyone and make sure they’re all happy?  Do you feel anxious amidst the busyness, envying those that seem to be at peace?   Then it might be time to set some boundaries. Boundaries […]

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Mom Needs Help

In July 2012, our daughter was diagnosed with stage IV (metastatic) Wilms Tumor. What we thought was a 24 hour stomach bug was actually cancer. Our beautiful, free-spirited daughter had cancer and it was spreading rapidly throughout her body. While I would love to share her whole journey, I think it would take a few […]

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When Mom Suffers from Anxiety: 5 Things You Should Know

I was diagnosed with Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD) in my early twenties. When it became clear that drugs (in my case a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor, or SSRI) were not a great option for me, my doctor worked with me to come up with some coping mechanisms. These are generally known as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy […]

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