The Blind Leading the Blind

To be the mom of a soon-to-be teenager is a bit scary. I remember very well how difficult a time that can be. The hormones, the changes, the challenges. Just being comfortable in your own body that seems like a strangers vessel is challenging enough on its own. And then you have the introduction to... Continue Reading →

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The Dealbreaker

Sometimes relationships end because people fall out of love. Sometimes it's the right person at the wrong time or the wrong person at the right time. Sometime's it just doesn't feel right. Other times one is left without really knowing the reason. All of the above. I've been there. But this time I want to... Continue Reading →

I Wrote My Way Into 2019

I've celebrated New Year's Eve in so many different ways. From being far away from home, dinner at my family, partying with friends, random snowball fights, going out, to kissing at midnight. When it was time to celebrate the start of 2019, I wasn't really sure what I wanted to do. I was invited to... Continue Reading →

New Year, New Word

Exactly one year ago I chose the word for 2018, and that word was growth. I sure got what I asked for! 2018 was the year that I learned that I could handle more than I ever thought possible. It was the year where I traveled alone, more than I have ever done. It was... Continue Reading →

Where Are You Christmas?

Christmas is the most magical time of the year, or so I used to think. For as long as I can remember, I've had a crazy amount of Christmas spirit. Starting to watch Christmas movies and listen to Christmas music in October, unable to wait for December to arrive to decorate my apartment, having the... Continue Reading →

We Went to London!

Leander and I have taken some smaller trips together over the years, but we've never actually had the opportunity to travel by plane anywhere, just the two of us. So for Leander's 11th birthday this year, I booked us a trip to London. We were going to do the Harry Potter Studio Tour, but unfortunately,... Continue Reading →

Backtracking to Make New Memories

There are places, sounds, smells, and sensations that are linked to not only specific timeframes and memories but also to people and feelings. Places in particular that I avoided for a long time because they were just too painful to revisit. And when I first started to go back, I saw the past everywhere. I... Continue Reading →

Why I Journal?

I would probably go batshit crazy if I didn't! I found outlets for my thoughts and my frustrations in a lot of ways, but mostly through my creativity. And as you guys know, writing and pictures/videos are the ways I express myself creatively the most. But no matter how much I write and share, my... Continue Reading →

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