Author’s Children’s actual backpacks and the only part of the morning that went really well.


The last thing I need is to feel guilty about tampons.

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A symbol of innocence, a sexual assault, and, finally, a do-over.


image by Samer Daboul — pexels


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Practicing healthy boundaries is crucial

A Closer Look at Boundaries
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Using science-based practices, my self-talk became notably healthier—as did my self-esteem in general

Woman looking at her eye in mirror
Image credit: Lisa Vlasenko.



Erin Savage Pollaro

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

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