I spent today at both Urgent Care then the Emergency Department After one hour in the bed, I realized I was not getting better. I was thinking there was a sinus infection brewing after the Google MD told me so. But, the medical doctor did one better and diagnosed me with a complex migraine with… Read More Do not ignore these symptoms of a Complex Migraine
Advocate for Middle school Parents & Children I should have picked her up from school on after she filed a report of sexual harassment with school administration. This is my first time dealing with this. I was trusting the “process” as I was notified my daughter was writing a “statement”. The words “sexual harassment” don’t register… Read More Middle School: Advocate for both, Parents & Children
One year of Middle school down, two to go On days like today, I wish my child were more like her mother: absolutely intolerant of other people bullshit. Maybe one day she will get there, as she is only a 12-year-old right now. Maybe not. At her age, in middle school – I was fighting… Read More Middle School: Hormones & Sexual Harrassment
In the original Dear Social Media, this MoM will not compete with you I had no clue this would be a series with SnapChat next on the list. Senior Hija was given permission to use SnapChat in March. This mother just couldn’t appreciate the adult like interactions and it got the cut in May. I thought I… Read More Dear SnapChat, This MoM will not compete with you Either
In Dance Moms: Don’t let this happen to you or your children, I shared with you, about a recent experience. My child is asking questions I cannot answer. I am still owed monies, and I am still pained as more details come forth. Today I want to give some advice because it’s burning on the… Read More Dance Moms: 8 pieces of advice
I am hesitant and hurt as I write this piece. But, I won’t be one of the many dance moms silenced to protect anyone, even if the offender is one of our own. Our community does a good job of policing each other’s feelings and standards. Just like our community does a good job at… Read More Dance Moms: Do not allow this to happen to you and your child
Soothe stressful emotions, right now Enough time has passed to let me know that I need to make some new adulting and parenting adjustments in order to soothe stressful emotions. It’s been a little over four months that I have held the name badge, “Mom of Three”. I thought I was doing well. Then I… Read More Six ways to soothe stressful emotions while expanding your family
Choose your “trusted” resources wisely I was preparing to delve into “bad touch” and “red flags” until I read a few things online that set me off. It read all wrong. One particular resource had me wondering who in the hell is offering some of this advice because it is not accurate. Rather, it is not… Read More What if a bad touch feels good?