31 single parent tips in 31 days. #22: Keep a journal

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#22: Keep a journal

Or a blog, or a really honest baby book, or trade letters with a regular pen pal. There is some thing about putting words down in writing that is so grounding and that also helps you have the self awareness needed to make important changes. I’ve gone the blog and baby book route. Here is the baby book I have grown very attached to over the last two years. Occasionally I read back through it and I’m so glad I wrote the good, the bad and the funny down – because I surely would have forgotten some of these stories already. And here is the one I think I will move on to now that I’m running out of room to write in the first one.

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