Judy Schwartz Haley

Seattle writer, Judy Schwartz Haley, blogs about raising a toddler while battling cancer, finishing a degree, and fending off ninjas. Also, she needs more coffee.

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Hot Air and Self-Care

All this hot air is a reminder that sometimes I need to prioritize self-care over all the other projects I’ve got lined up.

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Breakfast and Legos

The summer heat chased us from the apartment early; we were left wandering, in search of breakfast and air conditioning. What we found were legos. Lots and lots of legos. We discovered a new cafe/kids play area dedicated entirely to legos – big duplos for the littles downstairs, and upstairs massive amounts of regular legos. …

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Describe Parenthood using only movie titles

Describe Parenthood Using Only Movie Titles

I invited friends to describe parenthood using only the titles of movies, and the results were hilarious.

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A Note to Mom | Listen to Your Mother

The day before Mother’s Day, thirteen Seattle area writers came together to share their thoughts and observations on motherhood at Seattle’s inaugural production of the Listen to Your Mother¬†show. I was one of those writers. Today, videos of each segment of the show were released. I appeared first, so my clip is up first, but …

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when cancer complicates body image and parenting

When cancer complicates body image and parenting

Body image is a critical issue when raising young girls. When mom’s body image is complicated by cancer, things get interesting.

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