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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

Moms Don’t Wake Up Angry – This Is Why Moms Yell

Why do moms yell? Because we’re overwhelmed. Because no one’s listening. Because our kids are about to get hurt. “Don’t put your hand in there!” Because the mess...

I Won’t Let Mom Guilt Dictate My Motherhood

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I won’t let mom guilt dictate my motherhood. Every mom feels guilt at times. It’s inescapable. This guilt comes from expectations and the belief that...
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Everyone’s a Bad Friend Right Now — and That’s OK

You can't be mad. Everyone's a bad friend right now. A family member said this to me recently, and it really resonated. Let's backtrack a bit:...

Mama – What Did You Accomplish All Day? Let Me Tell You.

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“What did you accomplish all day, mama?” Because the house looked like the same mess it was this morning. There were still piles of clothes...

Here’s Why I’m Teaching My Kids Toys Are Not Gendered

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"These aisles are for girls," my eldest daughter said in an upbeat voice, pointing toward a section of aisles filled with dolls, princesses, and...

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...