Nathalie's Notes

Raising the Hardy Boys

A manifesto of one’s own JAN 8, 2015 By NATHALIE HARDY | Yamhill Valley News-Register Your assignment: Write down your personal parenting philosophy When people find out I write a parenting column, I’m quick to correct any impression they might have about it featuring how-to advice or anything of that sort. In fact, no. As …

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  First, some housekeeping – figuratively I mean: in response to my coming out column there’ve been some interesting comments and questions, I totally plan to follow up on those I promise – pinky swear even. But also it’s been kinda crickets from some corners of my life so to answer the conversation I’m having …

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I’m off my meds, in a good way. I think. I hope. Did I really just admit to the world my parents, the handful of friends and few frenemies reading this that I was taking medication to deal with anxiety and depression? Totally did, and this is why: ever since I had my blogging identity …

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  *Image credit: Carta Bella Paper Summer starts today … it's hard to tell with the freakishly fall-like weather we're having here in this corner of Oregon, no complaints just an observation. It's hard for me to believe it's been a year since I returned to work full time as a reporter after five years …

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