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April 1, 2012

April 1

I’ve had my application materials in for the MA program in Counseling Psychology for over 2 months now. One of my references turned it in within 2 weeks. Unfortunately, I’m left waiting on two other professors to get their behinds in gear. These are both people who know me well, who were excited about my […]

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March 28, 2012

So here it is…

Andrew completed his Frasier testing.  It was awkward to bring him because I haven’t been as upfront with him as I could have been.  He has known my concerns, but my fear of hurting him or contributing to his low self-esteem led me to talk around the issue instead of being direct. Andrew met with […]

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March 2, 2012

I’m not afraid …

This has been a winter of growth and change for me.  It has come at one of the most challenging times in my life as a mom. Andrew is in the process of being evaluated by Frasier Institute so that we can get help for his autism spectrum issues.  I had my parent meeting and […]

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January 15, 2012

Not January

This is the warmest January on record in Minnesota. (Thumbs up to global warming!) Ordinarily, by this time of year I am starting to feel over winter.  This year, I almost miss it.  I have actually caught myself complaining about how warm it is.  I guess the evil I know is better than waiting for […]

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January 2, 2012

Do not leave before you leave….

Do not lean back … lean in. So here I was feeling sorry for myself tonight …and then I ran across a video of Sheryl Sandberg’s Barnard College commencement address. How can I set the scene for you? Aidan and Zoe head back to school tomorrow after their winter break and I laid in bed […]