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Danielle Sherman-Lazar

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Dani Sherman-Lazar is an eating disorder advocate, Vice President of a transportation company, and a mother to two daughters. Follow her on her blog Living a Full Life After ED (https://livingafulllifeaftered.com/) and like it on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/StrivingToBeFULLeveryday/). Her book Living FULL: Winning My Battle With Eating Disorder is available on Amazon: https://amzn.to/2O4mJId

Why I’m Happy To Raise Cry Babies

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My older daughter met twins her age at the park. The three little girls sprinted to the roundabout and started spinning around. My three-year-old followed,...

We Don’t Need To Keep Our Mental Illness A Secret From Our Kids

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Parents, We don’t need to keep our mental health struggles a secret. In fact, we should be talking to our children about them. Because we need to...

Dear Daughter – Life’s Too Short to Waste Time Chasing Friends That Don’t Care...

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I watched my daughter chase an older girl around the park who wanted absolutely nothing to do with her. It was painful for me to...

I’m Pretty Much Drowning Most of the Time, and Self Care Isn’t Going to...

Truth time. I’m the person who gets out of the shower and almost always misses shaving part of my leg. Like I’m drying myself off...

I’m Afraid Mothers Will Feel More Lonely Than Ever This Winter

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I’ve been feeling lonely. And you want to know the irony of it? I’m anything but alone. I have three kids under five home with me...

Every Family Has The One Parent Who Worries Enough For Everybody

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Raise your hand if you’re the worrywart parent in your family. Every family has one parent who worries like a boss, so don’t be ashamed to admit...

People Who Feel Awkward Are My People

People who feel awkward are my people. And, yes, we’re hard on ourselves, because half the time when we think we're acting "awkward," we're probably not.  I...

Please Forgive My Anxiety. It’s Not Who I Want To Be Either.

Please forgive my anxiety. Please forgive my anxiety for the way that sometimes, when I'm telling a story, I lose my words and then forget...

The One Thing I Did First During This Pandemic Without Knowing It Was Normalize...

The one thing I did without realizing it at first, during this pandemic, was normalizing tears. I don't know about you, but I've been extra...

Everything Is Too Hard With My Strong-Willed Child

“Mommy, you're scratching me too soft,” my four-year-old fidgeted around at bedtime. I paused, then resumed scratching. “Ouch, now your ring cut me,” she moaned and...