parenting

girl, interrupted . . . and how

If you are just joining me on this journey, this blog is a processing tool for a mother raising a child with a serious mental illness, the hallmark symptoms of which include suicidal and para-suicidal behaviors ¬†(acts that may be fatal, but are not “completed” suicides), self-harm, self-mutilation, disruptive relationships, depression, anxiety, and other issues.…… Continue reading girl, interrupted . . . and how

parenting

why

It’s just as hard to know what to say to someone in a crisis as it is to be the person in crisis trying to figure out how to respond. I can’t tell people this is not the first time we’ve been through this, this episode is just the worst one. Every time has been different. Every method has been different.