Are You the Right Kind of Weird?

I saw this question posed and immediately thought “of course!” I have considered myself to be delightfully quirky for quite some time. I decided to Google the word “weird” and the result surprised me. This word’s first definition is “something supernatural or uncanny”. Then it goes on to mention ghosts, witches and other scary things. … Continue reading Are You the Right Kind of Weird?

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When someone tells you they’re suffering: what’s the right thing to say?

A few months ago, before The Moody Mom was hatched, I was looking for a volunteer gig where I could take what I’d learned from my own experience with mental illness and help others. I heard about a text crisis line. So I signed up to become a volunteer crisis counselor. For the text crisis … Continue reading When someone tells you they’re suffering: what’s the right thing to say?