• Motherhood

    8 Ways to Cope when your Child has a Medical Issue

        If you are reading this post, I want to give you a hug.  Whether your child has had an issue since birth or has just been diagnosed with a disorder, it can be such a scary experience.   It is very unnerving how your whole life can change in an instant. At the end of the day, you are still a parent. Your kids need you – so you have to find ways to cope when your child has a medical issue.   My daughter was diagnosed with a seizure disorder about two years ago. Her first prolonged grand mal seizure was the scariest, worst day of my life. I thought…

  • Motherhood

    Unplugging as a Busy Mom

    My 7 year old: “Mom….”(talks for 5 minutes about something related to school) Me: Uh huh yeah. My 7 year old:  “Mom!! You aren’t even listening! You are just like Dad – always on your phone! Ouch. That one hurt.  As a mom, I’m constantly on my phone.  Sometimes its for a good reason, checking the weather before going to the park, responding to a text message from a family member or looking up the school PTA reminders. Other times,  I am just straight out wasting time. Checking Instagram for the 100th time, going on Pinterest looking for things to do with my kids (as I ignore them), looking up people…

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