Where You Are

Sometimes life overwhelms me. Not on a day-to-day basis necessarily, but I occasionally find myself caught up missing simpler times while simultaneously yearning for future goals and wishes. It makes me feel tangled and immobile in the present, even though I know I'm not. In fact I have quite a bit to keep my mind … Continue reading Where You Are

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My Backwards “Mom” Complex and Why Parenting is Sometimes the Least Validated Role We Play

If you know me, you know that I am a disgustingly motivated person. I can't trace the roots of this; all I know is that from as far back as I can remember I have always been high-achieving, driven, and required very few external incentives. These traits culminated in obvious expressions - keeping a crazy-busy … Continue reading My Backwards “Mom” Complex and Why Parenting is Sometimes the Least Validated Role We Play