Writer's Block

Writer's Block

  I stopped writing. I started consuming. I was reading. I was watching. I was crying. I was working. And I was thinking a lot about writing, what ...

Read more
Girl Squad

Girl Squad

There is something magical about hanging out with your girls.  There is a sense of community and rejuvenation.  Girl squads come in different forms...

Read more
Mindful Eating

Mindful Eating

Essentially our whole life experience is created and affected by the thoughts we think, and the perspectives, attitudes, and behaviors that are est...

Read more
You Are My Sunshine

You Are My Sunshine

There was so much more, I watched him build a business of his own, with his hands, working with wood.  I was able to help with my mom evenings and ...

Read more
Hurricaine

Hurricaine

"The Hurricane" is my favorite movie, for a number of reasons. I support kindness, diversity, helping the underdog and rooting for the one that jus...

Read more
Beyond the Noise

Beyond the Noise

Individuality is a concept that I hold dear. As I have stated many times before - we all have worth. We would not exist if we did not have purpose....

Read more
A Mother's Beauty

A Mother's Beauty

I looked up at her, curling her long, sandy blond hair in the bathroom mirror and breathed in the scent of the canned hairspray and felt so…..safe ...

Read more
1st Runner Up

1st Runner Up

As a young woman I never had much respect for second place.  A win was a win and a loss was a loss. You didn’t almost win coming in second place. I...

Read more
K K

K K

K K Not a conventional mom name, but this is not one of those stories. This is a story all mother figures. Because mothers come in so many ways to ...

Read more
REBOOT

REBOOT

There are signs of this everywhere. Most of the people in this world do good and kind things. Many are afraid to be kind, afraid to show their vuln...

Read more
FEAR LESS

FEAR LESS

Some of us have lived with fear our entire lives and let it stop us from so many things. Things that the world deserves to have from us. I think fe...

Read more
Value Life

Value Life

Funerals have a way of reminding us that we all will transition from this world.  The sorrow and angst of the tradition of bidding your loved one f...

Read more
God's Messenger

God's Messenger

Like a baby trying to catch your finger while you attempt to keep them quiet during church service.  Like the child who continues to as...

Read more