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The Unexpected Side Effects of Parenting with a Chronic Illness

The Unexpected Side Effects of Parenting with a Chronic Illness

When I first got sick, I had no idea it would last any more than a week.  When it had been two weeks, I dragged my feverish self to the doctor and learned it was Lyme Disease, and that I would be on antibiotics until it went away.  When it had been two years, I learned my illness had triggered Rheumatoid Arthritis, an autoimmune disease that causes chronic pain, fatigue, and a shortened lifespan……

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How to Relationship

Relationshipping is hard.  It takes work, dedication, and practice to build bonds that will last.  It also doesn’t come intuitively to people – it needs to be learned by watching other peoples’ successful attempts and emulating what they do… or by watching Jerry Springereque train wrecks and NOT doing what they do.

My husband and I, after years of trial and error (and some counseling, as well)…

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Want to Understand What I’m Feeling?

Want to Understand What I’m Feeling?

I have now seen both sides of the story when it comes to chronic pain. I spent 33 years of my life without it, and 3 years with it. In those three years, I’ve learned quite a bit about what it’s like to constantly hurt. It affects not just how you are feeling physically, but also emotionally and psychologically. It impacts your life from all sides, including your work, your play, your sleep and…

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Since we were recently on the subject of online predators…. A One Fierce Mama post about preventing child molestation.

A One Fierce Mama post that is sure to make people throw things at me.

Privacy and Parenting, or “How Not to Permanently Damage Your Relationship With Your Child”Hey, parents… I have some great tips on how to alienate your children, make them really paranoid,…View Post

Privacy and Parenting, or “How Not to Permanently Damage Your Relationship With Your Child”

Hey, parents… I have some great tips on how to alienate your children, make them really paranoid,…

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Revisiting a One Fierce Mama post about not being an asshole to your child.

A One Fierce Mama post detailing simple steps for a more eloquent child.

This is relevant.  Pass it on to your con parent friends!  Everyone can use a tip they didn’t think of before.  Even total experts like me.  ;)  

Yet another One Fierce Mama post… this time we tackle a very important “subject.”  (You’ll get the bad pun if you read the article.)

The truth hurts.

A two year old Fierce Mama post, but becoming even more relevant as the chillens opt for outside play in lieu of potential tv time: 

One Fierce Mama post about how to raise children who eat more than pizza and nuggets.

One Fierce Mama post about infants and sleep.  (I’m ready for the shitstorm!)