Personal Parenting Journal (Emily’s Life)

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Growing Up With a Depressed Mother (I Had No Idea She Needed Help)

My mom was really depressed when I was growing up. I see it now as an adult, as I struggle with my own life and my own mental health. As a child, I didn’t realize it. I didn’t understand what was happening, or why. I also didn’t realize that what was happening wasn’t normal at …

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February 16, 2020 (Young Adult Books….SURPRISE!!!)

Yoooooooo! So I never knew this. But Young Adult books…..well, let’s just say that I always thought that these were books for teenagers. Young men and women in the ages of maybe 11-17. Boy, was I wrong. I had never really ventured into the Young Adult section of the library. I read everything: sci-fi, fantasy, …

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