ADHD, Anxiety, Blogging, Mental Health, Parenting, Personality, Social, Special needs parenting

ADHD Made Me Do Bad Things

Recently I went to the doctor because I wasn’t feeling very good. It wasn’t physical or anything of the sort. My brain didn’t feel right. I had spinning thoughts that I could not control, I found myself constantly sucked into the drama, I over-reacted to every single situation, my rage was at an all time… Read More ADHD Made Me Do Bad Things

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Adrenal Insufficiency, anti-vaccination, Blogging, Medically Fragile, Parenting, Special needs parenting, Vaccination

How Not Vaccinating Your Child Can Effect Medically Fragile Children

Let’s talk about vaccines.  I haven’t written about vaccines ever because of all the controversy that surrounds this topic. Over the years, I have gotten into some heated debates with parents that chose not to vaccinate. I understand that everyone has a choice to vaccinate or not, and until there is a law that mandates… Read More How Not Vaccinating Your Child Can Effect Medically Fragile Children

Anxiety, Blogging, Grief, Mental Health, Parenting, Special needs parenting, Weight Loss

I’ve Lost Weight – Please Don’t Compliment me on How I Look

When I was out and about, the compliments I got for my weight loss was unbelievable. You would have thought I had just won a Nobel prize for all the accolades I was receiving from people on how I looked. Inside I was screaming, “I might look great, but I don’t feel great!”
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Anxiety, Autism, Blogging, Faith, Grief, Medically Fragile, Parenting, Sensory Processing Disorder, Special needs parenting

5 Ways to Manage the Grief of Parenting a Child with Special Needs

Grieving is an inevitable part of parenting. All of our children were born their OWN person. Before their birth, all parents have dreams of what they see in their future with their kids. Most of us imagine the child growing up, having common experiences in adolescence, learning to drive, attending their prom, and going off… Read More 5 Ways to Manage the Grief of Parenting a Child with Special Needs

ADHD, Anxiety, Autism, Blogging, Mental Health, Parenting, Special needs parenting, Survivor

How the Stress of Motherhood Exposed My Own Mental Health Issues

​For the past several years, I have written and shared about my experience of raising my son who is medically fragile. What I haven’t shared is what the diagnosis has done to me and my mental health. I think it has been touched on in a few blogs, but today I want to get into… Read More How the Stress of Motherhood Exposed My Own Mental Health Issues

balm, crafts, essential oils, first aid care, homemade remedies, Special needs parenting, Wound Care

How to Make Anti-Itch Balm for Mosquito and Bug Bites

There are 4 seasons in the fine state of Minnesota, Winter, Spring, Mosquito, and Fall. It’s June, and we are officially in Mosquito season in the state of MN. It has been exceptionally wet this spring, and we have had several storms this month. The mosquitos are plentiful, and so are their bites. My mom… Read More How to Make Anti-Itch Balm for Mosquito and Bug Bites

balm, crafts, essential oils, first aid care, homemade remedies, Special needs parenting, Wound Care

How to Make Balm with Essential Oils for Basic Wound Care

I love essential oils. I am an addict of sorts these days. Over the years, I have tried so many different brands of oils. In my journey of using oils, I have found so many different brands and many with great oils and great results. If you follow my blog, you will know I am… Read More How to Make Balm with Essential Oils for Basic Wound Care