Beauty for the Sake of Self

Beauty for the Sake of Self

Today I sit on my front patio, laptop in hand, sun warming my body, breeze blowing my hair. It feels like magic. I can hear birds singing beautiful spring songs. A bumble bee just buzzed past. This is a type of heaven. Over the last 31 years my life has been sculpted...
Privacy

Privacy

This first day of school is upon us! It’s the start to a brand new chapter in our lives. Kindergarten, the start of everything. I was wracking my brain today trying to think of what the lesson is as far as school starting and no social media. The answer that I...
Inadequacy

Inadequacy

Today was the last day of Summer vacation. School starts tomorrow and I am nervous, tired, and overwhelmed. It was a day filled with calls to doctors offices, messages to nurses, blood draws, failures, pharmacy mistakes and insurance issues. I am exhausted. Bone...
Authenticity

Authenticity

I’ve been preaching to myself and my friends for awhile now about not following every trend on social media. About being real to ourselves and our dreams and visions and tastes. But today it struck me there are so many ways in which I haven’t been...
Community

Community

Yesterday was a challenge of a day. It started with everyone in this house getting up on the wrong side of the bed, and ended in a full mental break down. One of the most difficult parts of parenting a special needs child is finding your team. Your team of people who...