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Giving Too Much part 2

When I was 11 we came home one day to find someone we’d met at a homeless shelter/food kitchen/church thingy on our doorstep, with her infant. We’ll call her Missy. I don’t know how she got our address, or why she was there. But she was. And I gave up my bedroom and moved in with… Continue reading Giving Too Much part 2

Homeschooling

I Helped Start an Organization Once…(and you can help)

About a year ago some homeschool alumni and I got together and founded the Coalition for Responsible Home Education. When Homeschooler’s Anonymous started exposing the stories of abuse and neglect in the homeschool community I realized that I wasn’t alone. It encouraged me to keep writing my story and I’ve written a lot over the… Continue reading I Helped Start an Organization Once…(and you can help)

Depression and Mental Health

In Which I Remind Myself I’m Important And Don’t Owe Anyone Shit

I’m not going to lie, I’ve been running myself ragged lately. Sometimes it’s like, I don’t know how to not, you know? I don’t know what a healthy balance is, and when the bulk of my work is creative it blurs the lines between shit I do for me and shit I do for other… Continue reading In Which I Remind Myself I’m Important And Don’t Owe Anyone Shit