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Welcome, I’m So Glad You’re Here

Thanks for stopping by. I’m glad you are here. I am a writer, social media consultant, and creator of the popular blog Whitney Fleming Writes (formerly Playdates on Fridays), where I discuss the beautiful chaos in raising teenagers, the challenges of mid-life, and other topics such as grief, marriage and mental health. I am a major empath, and my superpower is the ability to be vulnerable about the challenges I’ve faced in life, but trust me, I don't take myself too seriously. I spend an insane amount of time texting ridiculous memes to my friends throughout the day. I hope you'll join me so we can get through this stage of life together.

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Whitney Fleming Writes

Hi, I’m Whitney, and I’m so glad you are here. I believe the world changes for the better when we share our stories—the good, the bad, the ugly, and the beautiful. I consider myself a truth-teller, but I’m also a mom to three amazing teen daughters, the partner to a hard-working and patient man, a food and coffee lover, occasional wine-drinker, constant dog walker, serial volunteer, and major empath. I’m happiest when I’m in my kitchen cooking for my family or sharing a drink with a friend with my Alexa blaring classics from the 80s, but mostly, I want other people to feel less alone in their struggles. I hope we can do that for each other, hand-in-hand, page-by-page, or post-by-post.

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