Family Communication Landmines

I want a normal family.  My therapist swears that there is no such thing, but surely many families function much better than mine.  Navigating personal exchanges with my family feels something akin to skipping over landmines (and if you haven't read why those landmines exist, read here Part 2: Trapped in Hell, Thank You, Dad, … Continue reading Family Communication Landmines


I’ve got a job!

  Hallelujah, I have a job!  Ya'll don't even know.  I'm a teacher and TWO WEEKS before school starts I finally have a job offer. Actually, I got two job offers in the same day.  A huge reason for my silence on my blog has simply been because of the stress of worrying about work, sending … Continue reading I’ve got a job!