migraines

The Cunningham Family: Around Here: Week 18 2020 – Parenting Twins Article

    Starting… the week with a terrible migraine on Sunday and suffering a migraine hangover on Monday.  It was so miserable. I had to ice on Sunday and didn’t get any of the things done that I had hoped to. The rest of the week my head ached off and on. Joyful… that the ukulele that the kids got from my Grandma Pansy came.  It’s blue and so cute.  They love it.  Logan learned how to play in fourth grade with…

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Week 46 Around Here {2019} – Parenting Twins Article

Hosting… a herd of boys on Friday when the twins had their friends (who are also identical twins) over, in addition to their friend Hayden who lives in the neighborhood.  They all had a great time, shooting Nerf guns and jumping on the trampoline.  We ended the night watching Men In Black and I was pleasantly surprised with how well behaved they all were.Spending… Saturday with the kids while Josh worked on his parent’s house with his brother.  They got…

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Week 44 Around Here {2019} – Parenting Twins Article

Celebrating… one year seizure free for Logan.  It’s completely surreal to me that he hasn’t had a seizure in twelve months after how many he had in 2018.  I remember thinking this day would never come.  I couldn’t imagine him going a month without a seizure, let alone an entire year.  It took five medications to find the one that has worked for him long term, and the one he is on now took a leap of faith to put…

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Because I Said So- The official Blog of Author and Mom Blogger Dawn Meehan – Single Mum, Parents Article

My middle daughter, Lexi has gotten migraines for as long as I can remember. I think they started back when she was in 6th or 7th grade. They’ve gotten progressively worse over the years in frequency, duration, and intensity. As a sophomore, she missed so much school that I finally withdrew her so she could finish out the year by taking online virtual classes. It’s heart-breaking seeing someone you love suffer especially when there’s nothing you can do to help…

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“Fighting for Your Kid” Really Just Means Trying Again – Parenting Twins Article

During my first year of teaching kindergarten, a more experienced teacher kindly said to me, “Sometimes being a good teacher just means showing up again the next day.” I never forgot that. Sometimes being a good mother just means showing up again the next day. Trying again the next day. Every teacher struggles tremendously during the first years. I had a student with some serious emotional challenges that I really was not equipped to handle. I went home and sobbed…

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“Fighting for Your Kid” Really Just Means Trying Again – Parenting Twins Article

During my first year of teaching kindergarten, a more experienced teacher kindly said to me, “Sometimes being a good teacher just means showing up again the next day.” I never forgot that. Sometimes being a good mother just means showing up again the next day. Trying again the next day. Every teacher struggles tremendously during the first years. I had a student with some serious emotional challenges that I really was not equipped to handle. I went home and sobbed…

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