My first ever radio interview! Listen in on CBC Radio One’s Parental Guidance segment with Amy Bell as we discuss body image.

Listen in on my radio interview in the “Parental Guidance” segment with Amy Bell, on CBC Radio One’s Early Edition with Stephen Quinn as we discuss how body image effects our kids. Read more on the topic in my Scary Mommy article, How to Talk to Your Girls About Body Image. (Segment starts at 10:56, ends at 18:22)

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Mom Goes to College

The truth is, I don’t know if I can do it. My subconscious has been regularly jolting me awake from deep sleeps in terrified heart-pounding panic, having to catch my breath just lying there. I don’t know if life will get in the way. I don’t know if the high-level math will be too hard, the physics beyond my comprehension level. I don’t know if I can afford it and endure over the long haul.

I do know that if I don’t try, I’ll end up, if I’m lucky, in some communications job in some office pushing some agenda that I don’t really care about wondering if I could have been a scientist.

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Never Give Up: The Irish Way

This was a constant hanging on the wall of my Irish childhood. This is the actual plaque that still hangs on the wall of my mom’s house today. I asked her to send me a pic of it because I’ve always loved it – and because it’s St. Patrick’s day, a celebration of a heritage […]

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Say it with me. Healthy. Boundaries.

The Irish-American actor and writer, Malachy McCourt, once said, “Resentment is taking poison and waiting for the other person to die.”

I don’t know about you, but damn it all to hell if the other person never dies. Forget about dying, they are actually laughing, living happy lives and wouldn’t think twice about you waiting over in the corner ready to punch someone.

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