Janet Taylor
April 4, 2020

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Ripple Effect

I created it from my lowest moments. I dabbled in spreading it. I attached a charity to it. I talked about it. I shared the cold, hard, honest truth of it with anyone who would listen. I had developed the skills to get over,...

Janet Taylor
March 3, 2019

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It seems like a lifetime ago that I was the "old me". I was stuck in a rut. I was literally freaking out because my oldest daughter was cutting, using and struggling with her mental health. Four years I thought I gave it my all....

Janet Taylor
April 5, 2018

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Some moments may seem indistinguishable from others…others life changing. Recognizing this difference for me is key to the growth I have promised myself for 2018. This is part of my inner growth. Part of me realizing that I...

Janet Taylor
March 15, 2018

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A Pain so Deep.

There is a pain a parent feels. There is something that breaks off inside every time you have to watch your child get hurt or hurt themselves. It is a pain that has no description beyond PAIN. It is beyond hopelessness and it is...

Janet Taylor
March 7, 2018

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I cannot begin to understand what a teenager is experiencing today, versus what it is I experienced years (ok, decades) ago as a teen myself. We did not label it “anxiety” or even refer to it as “stress”. We didn’t know...

Janet Taylor
January 18, 2018

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The Call

I can remember it like it was yesterday...I found the courage to call the PLEO hotline. I was at my wits end. Funny looking back because I can't remember what that was exactly, but I dialled the number. I probably dialled a...

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