Ethics Are Not Opinions

Hello my Zebras and Spoonies! Thanks for coming and hanging out with me today, I’m glad that you are here. Today I am going to be talking about human rights in context of our friendships. Something that I have been seeing a lot on social media is a phrase that goes something like “How about we accept that we can be friends with people who have different opinions about rights.” And my response is: No. This is not correct. I cannot be friends with someone that is in favor of stripping away human rights from anyone. This is not a difference of opinion, but rather a matter of ethics.

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Being Your Child’s Friend

Hello my Zebras and Spoonies! Thanks for coming and hanging out with me today, I’m glad that you are here. Today I’m going to talk about a statement that I frequently hear and it goes something like this “I’m their parent, not their friend.” Well, today I’m going to challenge this idea with my own statement: “A good parent is their child’s unconditional friend.” I know this is going against everything people say when they are talking about parenting so let’s get into it!

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Guilt

Hi, my zebras in spoonies! Thanks for coming and visiting me. I’m glad that you’re spending your time with me.

Today I’m going to be talking about guilt, because the reality is that the majority of people who have chronic illness experience guilt, lots of flavors of guilt, but we feel guilt. It’s kind of an interesting phenomenon when you think about the fact that nobody chooses to have a chronic illness and yet we feel guilty about it. I just wanted to explore what we feel guilty about and what we can do about it.

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Living a Life of Maybes…

When you have chronic illness, you have to plan out everything in your life very carefully. This is so that you can do as many things as possible. Yet, your body doesn’t always follow the script. Often times, things come up that there is no planning for. A migraine hits, a joints dislocates, the fatigue presses down on you… all things that can come into your life without warning.

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