Being raised by an alcoholic parent is not easy. This is a story of a woman who decided to turn her life around and find the benefits out of her experience so she can raise her children right.

The Benefits of Being Raised by an Alcoholic Mom

  I can still remember watching her while she would get ready to go out. She was a beautiful woman: short and heavyset with cropped and stylish light blonde hair. Her blue eyes (which I share with her) are mesmerizing, and her smile lights up the room. She was usually the life of the party and surrounded herself with people …