Category Archives: holiday stress

Surviving Parent Burnout

Some of my regular readers may have noticed a dearth of posts this past month or so.  I have been experiencing a major burnout due to holiday, marital and child stresses.  I have taken a few months break from my … Continue reading

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It’s my party and I can cry if I want to want to.

Well, no, it wasn’t my party and no, I wasn’t crying. It was my daughter K’s Christmas party this morning.  I volunteered for it, and I was pretty happy even though I procrastinated just about everything I could to get … Continue reading

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I’m not going to make it to Christmas

I don’t recall the Christmas season ever being quite this exhausting and worrisome to me.  I think it’s because I’ve got a lot on my plate right now. My grandma had a stroke yesterday.  She’s 94 and she’d been experiencing … Continue reading

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