Category Archives: Self-care

How to Advocate for a Child with an Invisible Illness [Today’s Parent]

How to Advocate for a Child with an Invisible Illness [Today’s Parent]

“I think our daughter might be a bit of a lemon,” I joked to my husband one winter afternoon. After a six week stint with a nasty case of shingles and three more weeks struggling through pneumonia, she awoke that morning complaining of pain and stiffness in her left knee. I made an appointment withContinue Reading

Watching My Daughter Develop the Same Anxiety I Struggle With [New York Magazine]

Watching My Daughter Develop the Same Anxiety I Struggle With [New York Magazine]

“It is relatively early on a summer evening, just after sunset. From my bed, I notice a shadow of a spindly branch dancing across the corner of the bedroom wall. I get up and close the curtains tightly to make it disappear, careful not to step on my daughter, who’s camped on my bedroom floor,Continue Reading

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