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How to Talk to Your Child About Mental Illness

My children (who are nine and six) know that I have anxiety and depression. They don't know those words, but I explain them in a child-friendly way when I am experiencing symptoms of each of those mental health issues. When I am anxious, I tell the kids "Mommy is feeling nervous right now. She needs [...]

By | 2017-06-10T19:08:41+00:00 June 10th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on How to Talk to Your Child About Mental Illness

My Daughter Changed My Facebook Profile Picture to a Yellow Square

My four-year-old daughter snuck into my office and changed my Facebook profile picture to a yellow square. For the record, my daughter does not know what Facebook is still. She went into my office and managed to change the photo to this random geometric shape. I'm mystified. I'm also certain that she is a genius. [...]

By | 2015-03-27T20:55:37+00:00 March 27th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on My Daughter Changed My Facebook Profile Picture to a Yellow Square