Author Archives: Teresa G. D'vall

About Teresa G. D'vall

Mother of 6 ages 4, 8, 10, 11, 18 and 24 years. Promise Keeper. House elf, boo boo kisser, toy fixer, miracle worker.

Dear Suicidal, Die Trying Instead

By Teresa G. D’vall Thinking about driving into that tree, swallowing those pills or using the blade vertically? Read this first. About two weeks ago, they carved a dark spot out of my foot to biopsy for melanoma and during … Continue reading

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Dad’s Greatest Gift was Free

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Suicide by Default

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By Teresa G. D’vall http://linkedin.com/in/teresa-g-d-vall-b5019472 This is a story about the time depression killed my mother and not one you should read if you’re in a good mood. Chances are, you’re not aware that suicide can…

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Why I’m Raising Your Next School Shooters

By Teresa G. D’vall While the country heaves a collective sigh of grief over the Parkland tragedy in Florida, know this: School shooters are created over a lifetime, not in a single instance. As a survivor of domestic violence and … Continue reading

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Suicide by Default

By Teresa G. D’vall http://linkedin.com/in/teresa-g-d-vall-b5019472 This is a story about the time depression killed my mother and not one you should read if you’re in a good mood. Chances are, you’re not aware that suicide can be committed by neglect. … Continue reading

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How I Manage My 157 Hour Work Week

    By Teresa G. D’vall Dear Absent Parent, Raising six children means that nothing is ever quiet, clean, or routine. We always need milk, the lemonade pitcher empties in minutes and a box of cereal only lasts 3 days … Continue reading

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Dad’s Greatest Gift was Free

Teresa G. D’vall My dad taught me many things, but the lesson I remember most is the one about the value of a good home. I knew we didn’t live in the best part of town, but I never thought … Continue reading

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