Anyone who is currently healing from a childhood of trauma and abuse, and who also has children understanding how difficult parenting after trauma can be.
I am 1 in 4: Normalize Talking About Miscarriage
Normalize talk about miscarriage. If 1 in 4 pregnancies end in loss why is this still a taboo subject that leaves parents to grieve silently and alone?
The Fear that Follows Trauma
I'm just wading through the mess of parenting after trauma with a child who struggles with mental injury too.
It’s Different This Time
Parenting after trauma is difficult. It forces us to really unpack our shit so we don't hurt our kids, or ourselves further.
This morning I started writing about somethingother than this.I had an itinerary for the day,and I was right on schedule.Now, how to describe this feeling?What words best fitthat pivotal moment when things changed today.Triggered?Trauma Response?Flight Mode?Any, or all perhaps.My focus is lost,and exhaustion has set in.It happened so quickly I wasn't able to properly brace myself.It... Continue Reading →
Children & Trauma: Mom vs. Survivor
Yesterday it happened again. An encounter with my 22 year old son turned into a situation where the subject started as one thing but by the end of his tirade he had thrown all of his anger, his hurt, and his trauma at me. His sudden attack triggered trauma responses in me and set the... Continue Reading →
Mother’s Day as a Trauma Survivor
Mother's Day isn't the easiest day for some people. Here's my take, as a trauma survivor.
3 Important Lessons Trauma Helps me Teach my Children
My hope, of all the lessons and experiences that I leave with them once I am gone is that my children learn these three things.
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