Lifted

There are certain subjects that people like to talk about – need to talk about, in fact – but seem to only do so in a whisper. These topics, it seems, are my specialty! I write openly about things that are hard to say in the hopes of helping others. While I am usually focused on ...

I have to help myself first right now

I just experienced something very strange. I picked up my son from school today and from the moment he put his little hand in mine he was asking about his toy ice cream truck. This was the toy that he was focused on playing with today (not the school bus, not the microwave, not Peppa, but the ...

Marriage

This morning, after reading the news and checking my social media feeds, I decided to take a quick look at what is going on in the celeb world. I saw all of the serious, tragic news stories (the ones that I have been following on the serious news outlets) featured on People.com, but I stopped when I ...

My first blog post ever.

My friends! Here I am, just in time to sign off once again. This past week both my phone and my computer crashed. Like, really, actually crashed. If you watch that clip right over there -------------------> you can see that my laptop screen was already cracked, but this week it went kaput. So I haven't been able to post, ...

Help, Healing and Hope.

It is because of this group that I am now hiding under my comforter, 30 minutes before my alarm is set to go off (that is if my human alarm does not wake first), with the courage to write about today. My experience in September changed my life--my entire being--in many ways, both tangible and intangible, ...

Burst pipes, burst tears, and the craziest week ever.

There are times when I find it difficult to find the words to type. Other times, they just come pouring out. Like a flood. I write this post from a chair in my parents' living room, in my dad's XL sweatshirt, reeling. Tears are starting to form in my eyes. Like a flood. *** This week we had historic rains. When we ...

On Motherhood

originally published on March 11 By today’s standards, I waited a good while before having my second child. I get the whole “two under two” and “done with diapers” things, they just weren’t my bag. Instead, my kids are three and a half years apart to the week. In hindsight I am so glad that I ...

On Motherhood

By today's standards, I waited a good while before having my second child. I get the whole "two under two" and "done with diapers" things, they just weren't my bag. Instead, my kids are three and a half years apart to the week. In hindsight I am so glad that I did wait; (for so ...