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September 2 - I Know!

The wise shall inherit glory (all honor and good) but shame is the highest rank conferred on fools. Proverbs 3:35

Over the years, I’ve worked with several groups of young people. 208 more words


To the Brink and Back

The “D” word.

I said the “D” word.


Despite my reservations, I let E go down for a week and a half-long visit with Bmom and his bio siblings. 1,128 more words


Handling difficult emotions: A Simple PDF.

By Angelica Shiels Psy.D

A while back, I created a  document for some of the teenagers I see in therapy (For therapists:  It combines CBT and DBT, addressing some common thinking errors, validation, radical acceptance, and distress tolerance in a SIMPLE FORM.  209 more words


Sweet Treats ♡

Hello friends!!! Welcome back to my blog!! As you might’ve known, I went convenience store shopping yesterday AHAHAHAHAHAA and I got some chocolates!!! Woohoo! I got those new kinds which I’m usually afraid to try but well we’ll never know whether it’s good until we try right!! 292 more words


The Mortality of Fear

Tomorrow will be Thing I‘s fourteenth birthday. It’s quite unnerving to think she’s that old already. 

If I think about taking the time we had in Bangladesh – a good 5-6 years – and jump forward that same amount of time again,  610 more words


Mean Streets: Youth Crime and Homelessness

John Hagan and Bill Carthy wanted to study the correlation between juvenile crime and homelessness. However, they realized that most sociologists were getting their data from schools and put a lot of emphasis on socioeconomic factors. 2,915 more words


Living life with an autistic teenage daughter

Thirteen years ago today, I gave birth to a beautiful baby girl.  

She had ten perfect fingers, ten perfect toes, chubby cheeks and a full head of hair, and life was perfect…until her third day of life outside of the womb. 732 more words