Shades of Light: A Novel by Sharon Garlough Brown {Book Review}

Shades of Light by Sharon Garlough Brown This book was so good. I went in expecting a more serious read about depression and mental health. And it was very serious, but it also had so much light, hope, and healing even when the situation is an ongoing one. Wren's experience of depression and anxiety were … Continue reading Shades of Light: A Novel by Sharon Garlough Brown {Book Review}

The Real Role of Feelings (Day 3)

With three kids and life besides, the emotional input in this house are constantly at high levels. As much as I would like to tune it out or make them all be happy and volume-controlled, I can't. It doesn't work. The only person I can control is myself. And even that goes awry at times (I'm … Continue reading The Real Role of Feelings (Day 3)

The no-cry sleep situation – Part 2.

Initial assessment. If you remember 11 days ago I started using a book by Elizabeth Pantley in hopes that my kiddo would learn to sleeo. Well. We've been "following" our plan for 10 days and last night we did another assessment to mark our progress. I'll share that later in this post. First. What I … Continue reading The no-cry sleep situation – Part 2.

Help! The sleep I should have had is attacking the skin under my eyes!

----------- And that is the refrain of my days. Along with: I need a nap. He won't go to sleep. He's not even sleepy. He wakes up alllll the time. I haven't slept through the night in ages. Like last summer. Before the child started dancing on my internal organs every night. ----- I was … Continue reading Help! The sleep I should have had is attacking the skin under my eyes!