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Tag Archives: perspective
Living with Intensity
I can’t wait to get this new book called Living With Intensity: Understanding the Sensitivity, Excitability, and the Emotional Development of Gifted Children, Adolescents, and Adults by Susan Daniels (Editor), Michael M. Piechowski (Editor). Here is a book review. I’ve … Continue reading
I wish I could say the meltdowns are behind us
For as much progress as my 5 year old daughter has made, I wish I could say we never have problems anymore. It’s a part of her highly sensitive nature and her introverted need to have plenty of recovery time … Continue reading
Post holiday meltdown…
There’s something about the holidays that are full of anticipation and excitement that is immediately followed by a grumpy post-holiday crash as I sort through the bags and bags of treats and cheap dollar store toys and the caseloads of … Continue reading
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A little more about where I’m coming from.
I hope, if you read the previous post, you don’t take offense to what I wrote. It’s not my intention to add to the negative debate surrounding motherhood and career. The reality is, if you can strike a good balance … Continue reading
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If you can’t do, teach
I know I feel sad and have talked about it quite in length about not working in the science field, but staying at home does have it’s advantages, I must say. These are some of the cool things we’ve done: … Continue reading
What I want for my girls…and why it’s difficult to achieve it.
I have realized I have a certain vision I have in mind for how I want to raise my girls. I was responding to a post on Mothering.com forum and realized as I was writing, it became clear to me … Continue reading
Has it really been that long? 20 year H.S. Reunion
In addition to being 38 this year, which is bad enough, I just got an invitation to my 20 year high school reunion. The good news is that I have until November to try and lose some weight (I should … Continue reading
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