I don't even know where to begin with the baby of our bunch. I think I'll start by sharing how he wanted to spend his special day. A few weeks ago we began asking "hey Bowie, what do you want to do for your birthday?" And these were his responses... "Cuppy (his nickname for his … Continue reading Happy Birthday Bo!!
A Series on Sexual Abuse and how it shaped my path to self acceptance.Trigger Warning - this post and the pages that it links to contains information about sexual assault and child sexual abuse which may be triggering to some survivors. - - - I'm not sure I'm ready to put this part of my … Continue reading How This Misshapen Human Came to Be
There's this book that I've been mulling through for nearly a year now. The Right to Write by Julia Cameron. I pick it up every so often to read a chapter and complete its writing task. Last night I read about writing from joy as opposed to pain and was prompted to make a list … Continue reading 50 Things That Make Me Happy
There was a loud clunk and in the blink of an eye, everything came to a sudden halt. I knew it was only a matter of time. There were warning signs. But I chose to ignore them. I took for granted that everything would continue to run smoothly until I felt like dealing with the … Continue reading Warning Signs
Even before you were born I knew you were always going to be a challenge. You were stubborn from the very beginning. Although you slept through the night from day one, you kept me on my toes every moment you were awake. Never content to stay in one place and always pushing to find your … Continue reading Happy Birthday Mak
There is so much pain, anger, jealousy, bitterness in our world. Some days my tender heart can't take it. I see myself curled in the fetal position in a lonely corner of my mind. Balled up there, aching, feeling all the hurt of those around me. People I know, but also multitudes I'll never meet. … Continue reading Love is my Anchor