Why I Won’t Let My Son Play Fortnite


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Last night, my 10-year-old son was sitting at our kitchen counter shoveling in spaghetti after baseball practice when he started in with an all too familiar topic. “Mom, can I get Fortnite?” Although I was mid meatball, I still managed an unequivocal “no.” “Mom, you do realize that I am the only boy in the […]

May 18, 2018

To The Mom Questioning Her Drinking Habits


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I see you. I know you are so, so tired of making rules for yourself only to break them in the same day. I know you want more for your life and have a sneaking suspicion that drinking isn’t helping. Today, you tell yourself, today, I will not drink. It is time for a break. You wake […]

May 18, 2018

To The ‘Weird’ Girls Who Don’t Quite Fit In


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I’ve been thinking a lot this month — about my past, my present, and specifically about my late diagnosis of autism at the age of 34. Looking back, I realized I first started considering the possibility that I could be on the autism spectrum after reading the stories of other women and girls with autism. […]

May 18, 2018

SureFire Sidekick Ultra Compact LED Light


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So many times, I’ve fumbled with my keys to see where I’m at when walking to my car at night. With children in tow, it is so important for me to be able to be safe when walking through dark parking lots, or even getting into my car or home. I’ve yet to find a […]

May 17, 2018