And then

They said she wasn’t pretty and she believed them. They said she wasn’t smart and she believed them. They said she wasn’t kind and she believed them. They said she wasn’t worthy and she believed them. And then… she saw her own beauty through the eyes of her children and she IS pretty. And then…she … More And then

Full disclosure

There are a lot of critics of social media, in general, because so many things about it just aren’t real. While I fully acknowledge there is a lot out there that isn’t genuine, I’m also here to tell you some of us are pretty darn honest on social media…sometimes to a fault. My honesty isn’t … More Full disclosure

How far we’ve come

Easter Sunday marked two years. Two years since our family dynamic changed. Two years since I began to learn who I really was. Two years since my children began to blossom into their fearless selves. Two years since we hit the restart button, hard. Full disclosure, Jeb and Katie don’t really know “the date.” They … More How far we’ve come

My One Word 2019

I’ve been selecting a word as my focus for the past few years (2018 self; 2017 legacy; 2016 joy).  I’ve been contemplating my 2019 word for a few months.  So many words come to mind, but it can be challenging to select a single worthy of focus throughout the year that will add value to my life and … More My One Word 2019