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When Grief and Hope Come in Waves

My husband and I sit in the car in the cemetery parking lot. We are about to visit a grave we've never been to before. Today is a day when grief and hope come in waves. But first, I take a breath and dial the phone. A Divide in the Therapy Road All weeks, I've been...

What Life is Like When Your Child Has Mental Health Issues

Dressed in a black suit and purple shirt and tie, my son looks adorable on the last day of the school year for his elementary school graduation. He didn't walk in and out with his class since we couldn't trust his behavior. My husband and I sat in the front row and he...

Family

Your Guide to Amazon Prime Original Programming

Last week I shared with you a guide to some of the many original films and series currently offered on Netflix. Today's I give you Your Guide to Amazon Original Programming, for those of you who are Amazon Prime subscribers. (If you are not yet an Amazon Prime...

Living with RAD: There Is Not Enough Love to Fix a Broken Soul

In an effort to educate and bring awareness to the struggle of attachment issues, Reactive Attachment Disorder, and helping children heal from early childhood trauma, over the next months I’ll be sharing stories of families on my website.  For the sake of privacy I’ve...

Your Guide to Netflix Original Programming

Perhaps you are just like me and become overwhelmed when clicking through Netflix and are bombarded by so many programs. It seems like the list grows daily. This Guide to Netflix Original Programming is for you! I chose a handful of programs to highlight in this...

Fitness

The Nutritional Benefits of Almonds

Almonds are mighty little pint-sized nuggets of healthy goodness! Even though they are high in fat, nuts (especially almonds and walnuts) contain the good fats that our bodies need to perform at optimum levels. Almonds can be a great high protein portable snack that...

My Hunger is a Monster

I wrote this entry in my journal while I was working through my recovery from my addiction to food, compulsive overeating, and binge eating. That time in therapy led to my weight loss of over 100 pounds. (Read the complete story of my 100 pound weight loss in my...

10 Memorable Movie Wedding Dresses

10 Memorable Movie Wedding Dresses

My niece Mariah said YES TO THE DRESS last weekend, so in honor of her momentous occasion, today's blog features ten memorable movie wedding dresses. Obviously there have been countless matrimonial celebrations in countless motion pictures, and probably everyone and...

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Instant Pot Buffalo Chicken Dip

Instant Pot Buffalo Chicken Dip

Do you love your Instant Pot? Do you love he flavor of Buffalo sauce? If so, then this Instant Pot Buffalo Chicken Dip recipe is simply a - oh, yes, this must happen. (That was me.) Pressure Cooker Appetizer Recipes Your pressure cooker is great for making appetizers...

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10 Memorable Movie Wedding Dresses

Kathy Griffin: Does Forgiveness Have Limits?

Comedienne Kathy Griffin has stirred the pot and gotten burned. Griffin, a comic noted for her no-holds-barred brand of comedy, participated in a photo shoot in which she held a bloody, decapitated head obviously meant to be President Donald Trump, and the results in...

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33 Relaxing Adult Coloring Books

33 Relaxing Adult Coloring Books

As coloring and Bible Journaling have become so popular in recent years, I set out to discover the best coloring book options. I found these 33 relaxing adult coloring books to offer readers of The Holy Mess. Please know I spent a great deal of time researching the...

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Which Journaling Bible is Best for You?

Which Journaling Bible is Best for You?

Are you considering purchasing a Journaling Bible but you aren't sure which option is right for you? Today's post will walk you through which Journaling Bible is best for you. In this post, you will learn how to find a journaling Bible that is right for you. With the...

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