Tag Archives: parenting

Those First Lonely Steps

The last few days haven’t exactly been kind to me. My anxiety has seemingly decided to come back with a vengeance; my own thoughts are my absolute worst enemies now. I can’t listen to the national news without wanting to … Continue reading

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Left Behind

I found this post on Adam Lee’s Daylight Atheism, I just hadn’t had the chance to put my thoughts in order about it. Titled #RaptureAnxiety: Evangelical Torture of the Mind, it deals with the anxiety of living with the fallout of … Continue reading

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Caged Bird

I found this article a while ago, titled Nobody Would Have Been Surprised If I Had Died, it deals with one woman’s childhood and the domestic abuse her mother suffered from her stepfather. It’s a difficult piece to read, I’ll … Continue reading

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Gratitude is Overrated

It’s Thanksgiving. Today is the day we’re supposed to be grateful. To be honest, I am grateful about some things. For example: -My husband. -My job. -My friends. -My cat. -My car. -My house. Again, these are some of the … Continue reading

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The Mechanics of Consent

When I was younger, my mother made sure I had a good grounding in sex education. She told me the hows, the whys, the what could happens, all of it. But she skipped out on the most important thing: consent. … Continue reading

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Sometimes a Plush Bear is Just a Plush Bear

I found this on Patheos pagan, called When Your Kid’s Stuffie Gets Soul What do you Do? and it’s quite the read. Now, if dissecting this sort of article isn’t your thing, then don’t click past the jump. Everyone else? Let’s … Continue reading

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Words Matter

Libby Anne has a great post on spanking. It deals with the idea of defending the practice and how problematic that can be. I highly recommend you read it; it’s a great post. But it shouldn’t be a debate at all because it’s founded … Continue reading

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