Being a [Step] Mom:  What the F&#k IS Best?!

  Breast vs bottle.  Co-sleeping: yes or no? Cry it out or rock them to sleep?  How the heck do I know?  I am not a psychologist.  Nor do I hold anything even closely resembling a medical degree.  This post will not answer any of those questions for you.  Because here is what I do know: the only person who knows what the f&#k is best… is you. Still with me?  Good.  I apologize for … Continue Reading →

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Being a [Step] Mom: Just Look Up. One Way to Manage Anxiety

I’m not a very religious person.  I was raised Catholic.  But, I don’t practice regularly.  And to be honest, the entire concept of faith scares the shit out of me.  It’s not that I don’t want to believe in God.  It’s that I don’t know how to.  Yet somehow, I can’t stop thinking about the conversation I had about my anxiety with my mom the other day.   She told me the simplest way to pray … Continue Reading →