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Bipolar Network News

The Bipolar Network News offers fabulous articles about the latest research. I subscribe to their newsletter, which I'm sharing from my email. Sign up for more information at bipolarnews.org. Latest Findings on Ketamine [...]

I'm at a Loss…

My son has missed WAY too much school this year. He's attending a private school where he gets one-on-one attention and learns at his own pace, so he simply falls behind and the [...]

Nothering, Too Good, or Good Enough Mother?

Feminine Collective published Good Enough Mothering, a poem of mine about mothering a migraineur. Check it out: femininecollective.com/good-enough-mother/

2016-10-16T16:02:03+00:00October 16th, 2016|Categories: Caregiving, Migraine, Motherhood, Parenting, Self care|Tags: , , |9 Comments

Wave the White Flag

Need to write out the pain and exhaustion in my heart Pain and grieving my parents’ dementias Pain and exhaustion caring for my son Must back off both Must take care of myself [...]

2016-10-07T13:16:08+00:00October 7th, 2016|Categories: Caregiving, Family, Mental Health, Motherhood, Parenting, Poetry, Self care|Tags: |40 Comments

Cocooning

Cocooning Recovering from social demands From social interaction From caring for others My son My husband My parents From caring about too many From caring too much You may not hear from me [...]

Happy Anniversary to KittOMalley.com

I've been blogging for three years! Yay! Hope to do more writing. Hands full this week caring for my son.  He's going through a rough patch. His migraine medication (anti-seizure medication topiramate aka [...]

2016-09-27T22:49:21+00:00September 27th, 2016|Categories: Blogging, Medication Side Effects, Migraine, Parenting, Writing|Tags: |47 Comments

The Rebel and His Mother

The Rebel When my son was a preschooler in daycare His class had a field trip to the local In ‘N Out As we walked back to the daycare center My son held [...]

MHA Infographic: Things Adults Say That Hurt Instead of Help

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