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Why I Got Help

I like to consider myself a strong, well put-together person. I manage my household for the most part, have been married for fourteen years, have two well-rounded kids, work full time, and have never struggled with any mental health issues. I am pretty much always on: I try to always be there for my friends, […]

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When Change Happens

In the last and next 30 days, our lives have changed pretty drastically. My husband started a new job, we moved from our first home in Wisconsin across town, my mom is no longer living with us, I am starting a new job after 12 years and after winter break, my kids changed schools. That’s […]

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Be Nice to the New Mom in School

It’s the beginning of the school year. She just moved into the neighborhood over the summer. You’ve seen her on walks with her kids and the dog. You passed her in the grocery store. Maybe even saw her at a local park or festival, but you’ve never actually met her. Now it is the first […]

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Back to School: A Working Mom’s Relief

As a working mom, I dread summer. I know that’s horrible to say because — sunshine and beaches and festivals and warm weather! But I dread it. My kids are home, there’s baseball and softball and summer school and summer camp and the endless lists of summer activities that go on and on because summer is […]

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Fat is Not a Bad Word

The kids and I were driving home from Karate one night last week talking about how I wasn’t going to let them graduate to their next belt this time because they hadn’t shown black belt behavior at home and/or school. There was silence for a little bit while it sunk in, especially for my daughter […]

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Summer Reading Programs in Milwaukee

Raise your hand if you would love an awesome FREE summer activity! We have got you covered. Even better that it’s in air conditioning and includes prizes that you don’t have to think up!  Oh, aren’t summer reading programs the most dreamy gifts to parents?  Now, sit down and brace yourself because, at this very […]

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