3 tips to help you work through an argument.

Last night there was a huge misunderstanding with my husband. My babysitter's kids were sick, and I had a class I needed to teach today. I had already cancelled once, so I was panicking trying to find somewhere for my kids to go so I didn't have to cancel twice. I asked my husband if he could take the morning off, to which he said, "it would be impossible." I scrambled, texting friends nearby who might be willing to watch them a couple hours. I could tell my husband felt bad,

Getting out of the shame and blame game.

In the last 24 hours I’ve found myself wishing more than anything to go into my closet and hide behind my hanging clothes. Like I would do as a kid when I got in trouble or made a mistake and didn’t want anyone to look at me. To duck out. To have a significant amount of time where no one could see me, and I could just sit in the silence and pretend to not exist. It sounds dramatic, but it’s my defense mechanism for overwhelming emotion that doesn’t feel great; that has me que