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Sharing our Struggles with our Kids – and learning to ride the waves together

Sharing our Struggles with our Kids – and learning to ride the waves together

“Ride the waves.”  My counselor gave me this piece of advice a few months ago in a session. I sat there and pondered this, wanting immediately to ask her what exactly she meant, but I stopped myself when I realized that I would need to figure it out for myself. And I knew, as someone with illnesses that have symptoms that come in waves, sometimes they don’t just go away with a wish or a pill… sometimes I just need…

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Homeschooling & Mental Illness: From a Mom with Bipolar Disorder and Anxiety

Homeschooling & Mental Illness: From a Mom with Bipolar Disorder and Anxiety

I have bipolar disorder and generalized anxiety disorder. And yes, I am a mom. And yes, I homeschool my kids. This post contains affiliate links. For more information, visit our policies page. In addition, I am not a doctor or mental health professional. The following is simply advice from my own personal experience, and is not intended to be taken as professional advice.  Can I Homeschool My Kids?? When I first caught the “homeschool bug”, I delved deep into research, reading books, blogs, and…

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