Welcome to This is Real Life with Jenn Blossom where we talk all things that make most uncomfortable. From abuse to addiction and trauma to recovery, nothing is off limits. My guests and I will expose the parts of ourselves that hold the most pain and share the freedom that is possible.
Mothering Children with Severe Food Allergies
Trauma and its effects on Education
Today I speak with Punam Saxena, host of EduMe Podcast, about my experience as a child of trauma and also as a Special Education instructor. She has posted it on her feed but I wanted to include it as well.
Adopted by a Narcissist
Cara Buckley bravely shares her life story and how being adopted by a narcissist in a Christian home impacted her life. This is the first time she has told her story and I am honored she chose to share it with us.
A Mother's Intuition; Congenital Heart Defect
Carly takes us through the first months of her daughter's life when she knew that there was something wrong. Turns out she was having massive heart attacks. Hear her story and share with any other CHD warrior.
Motherhood and Cystic Fibrosis
Daniellea shares with us what it was like to learn her daughter has cystic fibrosis and what her life looks like caring for her on a daily basis.
Dealing with Emotional Abuse as an Adolescent
Many questions I get our from adolescents who are living at home in an abusive environment. Unfortunately they are "stuck" with the abuser because they are dependent on them for basic needs. I recorded an episode to help deal with emotional abuse while at home, steps you can take to protect your heart.