I spend most of my days so exhausted it is literally difficult to breathe. It’s getting hard to turn my head. The tension is so bad I’m just in pain all the time. Last year at this time I was […]
Mindy Kay SmithMindy Kay Smith is the Mommy behind ThoroughlyModernMommy.com When she's not at PTA meetings, she's teaching performing arts throughout the greater NYC area.
As a person who suffers from depression and anxiety, I understand how important it is for me to stick to routines. There are days when I literally have to look at my morning routine and check each item just to […]
Sometimes I wonder what it might be like to have a “typical” child. A child who lines up with the norms and follows the rules. I wonder how it would feel to post smug memes about how misbehaved children are […]
Depression is a liar. That’s one of the first lessons I learned with my very first therapist. It’s still, by its very nature, the hardest to remember. But keeping depression in check by recognizing it for the lying liar it […]
I am really good at large-scale projects. I have started a theatre company, written a book, and earned two Masters degrees. When directing a musical, I know how long it will take to block each scene, learn each song, and […]