Tag: abuse

Our Thoughts are not Facts: More on Being a Survivor Mom

There is nothing as soothing after an honest, raw blog than someone telling you they needed to read it.  I was honored and touched, so thank you, fellow survivor-mom.  She spoke to me about how she put her “survivor stuff” away when she had kids.  She began hearing the things we’ve all heard when we travel down

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Embracing the Muck: Survivors Parenting

At this point in my life, when the “reminders” come they don’t take my breath or presence of mind like they once did.  I automatically look around whatever room I’m in and notice who I am with.  I pay attention to the sights, sounds, smells and breathe deeply.  After a couple of decades of practice, keeping myself “here

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