Posts by: amy-ramsey

Passive-aggressive behavior: 3 ways it can undermine true connection.

By on May 5, 2020

Passive-aggressive behavior is indirect, aggressive action.  It often involves us manipulating people and situations to avoid having to directly deal with a person or problem, and it is most often fear-based, plain and simple.  Although underlying mental health conditions, such as ADHD or depression, can lead to passive-aggressive behavior, it can also be driven by a fear […]

Finding the Core

By on March 4, 2020

The following words are my feelings and beliefs, my intention is to spread inclusivity, so if you feel like posting something to perpetuate divisiveness, please refrain: I live in Texas. I love my home state. I loved and admired Ann Richards when I was a kid. I did a project on her once and got […]


By on February 27, 2020

I do NOT consider myself an expert on parenting by any stretch of the imagination, but I want to share something that I feel could be a pivotal point in my daughter’s growth. My daughter is 13. I have tried to model and explain to both of my children the importance of taking up for […]

Dog Days of Divorce

By on February 19, 2020

So, my ex got a new dog. I am so excited for my kids, and my ex. (And the dog, who is a rescue) Genuinely excited. For real. (That is the simple and very rational, “just the facts, M’am” version.) What’s going on in my head is this: I am the one who left our […]