Carrie Cotton

Just a Girl In The World Sharing The Ups and Downs of a Messy Life

I tell myself I’m being dramatic when I see a post like that and agree with it.  Trauma lingers.  Maybe for some. But not for me. I tell myself,  “I don’t have PTSD – that’s for people that went to war.” Truth is.  Maybe I do. My sister n law has mentioned it, in the …

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Let me tell you right off the bat – I love my kids. More than words can express. I love my kids. I love their uniqueness. I love their quirks. What I don’t love is the stuff they don’t prepare you for.  I don’t love the struggles. The battles. The head to head competition. My …

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I know your pain and I understand. Mother’s Day is such a tough day for those who are missing the one person you never expected you’d have to live without.  I know I wasn’t ready to be without my mom. I wish I could reach out and hug you so tight and let you know …

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