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Category Archives: Therapy

Better than Before: Marriage Safeguards

Gretchen Rubin speaks to me. Her type A, Gold Star-desiring personality is similar to mine, except more extreme. (No offense, Gretchen.) This is probably why she has accomplished so much in … Continue reading

September 7, 2016 · Leave a comment

Rules of Engagement: Fair Fighting

DOs Deal with the Here and Now. What is the specific problem right now? Anything older than 24 hours is garbage, so no garbage dumping! Take responsibility. Use “I” statements … Continue reading

June 30, 2016 · Leave a comment

Stomach Flu Gratitude

No, I’m not thankful for getting the stomach flu, but even getting sick has it’s silver lining. Life is Fragile. It’s funny how I’m always wishing for my loud and crazy kids … Continue reading

May 31, 2014 · Leave a comment


Sorry to disappoint, but this blog post isn’t a recipe for an authentic version of a Chinese dish. I’m talking about being authentic. I was recommended Brene Brown’s book The Gifts of … Continue reading

May 27, 2014 · 2 Comments

Life Advice for an ABC mom

I  saw this post in my Facebook feed earlier this week and thought it was brilliant. Especially now with young two boys that prefer to grunt and point when they … Continue reading

May 23, 2014 · Leave a comment
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