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Motherhood and the Art of Self-Bullying

I would never talk to someone the way I talk to myself when I’m in self-bullying mode. Whoever coined the phrase, “You are your own worst critic” wasn’t kidding. But I’m not always negative; sometimes I swing the opposite direction and convince myself that I’m better then everyone else. My goal, however, is to be […]

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When I Feel So Angry

I felt like I was going to explode. I saw the frying pan on the stove and thought if I hit it against the wall, I could calm the rage I was feeling inside. I considered giving myself an adult time out. I started taking deep breaths to relax myself as my two kids demanded […]

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