I find being a stay at home mom to be extremely hard. My personality was not made to be a stay at home mom. And yet here I am.
Recapturing My Wild
"Beauty is what we knew to be true of us before we unlearned it."
How telling my story opened the door to healing my heart.
In the unfolding story of my life, this year might be considered the turning point. Some may call this deconstruction. Or reckoning or mid-life or maturity. Whatever the case, this year my eyes were opened.
100 Things I’m Thankful for This Year
A list of 100 things I'm thankful for this year, in no particular order. Happy Thanksgiving, all!
The thing about pain is that it doesn't go away when it's ignored. It gets hidden, stuffed away in a box at the very back of the heart's closet and for a while forgotten about. But it always finds its way out eventually.
How my high school job actually did prepare me for my life.
Sometimes life is weird. Like how being a lifeguard in high school helped me realize my potential as an elementary recess monitor.
My Polaroid Photograph Life
What I've discovered about life without a job is that I have no measurement of success. I never realized before how important that is to forward progress.
My Pandemic Life
Eight months into this pandemic, we're on the doorstep of the holidays, and I'm exhausted. All the resiliency and adjustment that 2020 has asked of me ... I'm so over it.
Goodbye, loyal soldier.
I’m not this girl anymore. But I sure do love her (and her bowl haircut.) If only she knew how worthy of love she is just for who she is. ❤️
The Dark Seasons
The first few seasons of adulthood were joy-filled and full of new life. Recently, the seasons have begun to take a darker turn.