• Children,  Family,  Journey,  Life,  Love

    Love You Long Time: Life’s Toughest Lessons

    Every day for the last few months I have wanted to share my thoughts, my feelings, my sentiments… but every time I went to my computer to type, the cursor just blinked at me. Overwhelmed, I would exit the screen and crawl back into my shell… I think this shell has provided me shelter from the pain, but really it’s provided me a barrier from embracing and facing the truths and harsh realities that comes with life, in particular: death. I created this blog as a space to feel safe through honest expression and to share with others in hopes that maybe something I may be going through, they might…

  • Journey,  Motherhood,  Womanhood

    She: Little Miss Everything

    She. Lately I have been observing and thinking more in depth as I notice an expression or the disposition of the women surrounding me. I have seen pain, exhaustion, worry, fear, happiness, love, and this sort of mysterious wonder. I look in the mirror and at times I don’t recognize the person staring back at me. I see the fine lines making themselves all too comfortably at home, embedding themselves deeper and deeper with each passing day. There are moments I catch a glimpse of the younger version of me and I sigh in relief, “oh there you are… thank goodness, I thought I had lost you for good.” It’s…