Green Bean Goulash, a name I made up on the fly, is a recipe that’s been in my family and our social circle for decades. It consists…… Read more “What’s for Dinner? Green Bean Goulash!”
When we went to the park on that beautiful Saturday, it wasn’t because I wanted to do some super cool activity with my kids. It was because I didn’t feel like being a mom that day…In stumbling upon that river, we stumbled upon a new family experience & I discovered the joy.
“It was too cold to rally the troops and go to the store, and again, it wasn’t a pay week. The kids were on my heels, asking for snacks and food, anything that would go in their stomachs really, so demanding! What could I make that was quick and wouldn’t constipate my kids? I went searching in my kitchen…”
This was my chance to do everything my biological father did not do. I accepted fatherhood so easily because I had the perfect example of who I did not want to be. I was shown what an absentee father was and I planned to be the exact opposite!
I’ve dealt with anxiety and depression my entire life, but it wasn’t until I began seeing a therapist that I realized this. During my intake assessment, she…… Read more “Reflections: How dealing with my own anxiety helped me recognize it in my son.”