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The author with her dear friend. (Image: Stache)

Call Me Mary Poppins: In Praise Of Positivity  

Maybe all of those people who distanced themselves from emotion and frowned upon my "Mary Poppins" outlook had been right all along. Read...
Kathryn Buckley    |   10.5.17   |   SHARE
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That Time I Found A Tumor On My Baby

The night I discovered that tumor on her back was essentially just like any other. Read...
Sandy Jorgenson    |   08.9.17   |   SHARE
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How I Became Thankful For A Divorce I Didn't Want

Some people think divorce is the most horrible thing that could happen to a person. Read...
Margaret of DivorcedMoms    |   07.5.17   |   SHARE
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Taking that leap of faith has shown me that I am not only a survivor but a warrior.

6 Things I Learned About Myself In My First Year Post Divorce

After my divorce, I learned so much about myself and you will too. Read...
Christine Nanfra of DivorcedMoms    |   04.7.17   |   SHARE
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Feel the gratitude - it's where truth lives. (Image Credit: Unsplash/Emma Frances Logan Barker)

Giving Thanks Amidst Hardship: It Sucks, But Just Try Anyway

*/ /*-->*/ It’s an incredible quality to be able to opt for a happy disposition when you’re being pummeled by life’s at-times ineffable chaos. I Read...
Sandy Jorgenson    |   03.1.17   |   SHARE
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Christmas can be downright brutal if you're financially hard up already. (Image Credit: Thinkstock)

It's Christmas And You're Broke: How To Survive

A weekly trip to Walmart would end in tears — first theirs, then mine. Them pining in the toy aisle. Me saying no. Over and over. It wasn’t so much Read...
Joni Edelman    |   12.1.16   |   SHARE
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The upside of some serious lows... (Image Credit: Unsplash)

Can I Be Thankful For My Mental Illness?

t interests me that I can immediately think of the gifts of anxiety, panic, and even my spurts of agoraphobia. Being tense in body and mind, living Read...
Elis de Guerre    |   11.3.16   |   SHARE
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Mark wasn’t religious, but he wore a St. Francis amulet around his neck, a gift from his father. Nights when he didn’t come home, I prayed to St. Francis, too.

Becoming Bride: St. Francis, Patron Saint Of Drunks

Mark prayed to Saint Francis, a patron saint of drunks and (according to Mark) lost causes. Mark wasn’t religious, but he wore a St. Francis amulet Read...
Melissa Petro    |   08.5.16   |   SHARE
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