• 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…

  • Children,  Goal Setting,  Journey,  Motherhood,  Parenting,  Womanhood

    Be Selfish: It’s Okay

    It’s been a bit since my last post… I’ve thought daily of posts and had every intention, however, I found myself taking a little “me time” instead. Here’s what I learned: There is absolutely no one responsible for your well-being, happiness, place in life, thoughts, feelings, and all things in between but YOU! It’s that cliché we have all heard far too many times, maybe our parents said something of the sort or a coach, mentor, friend… I think we hear it but do we really “hear” it? Do we understand what it means and how to better get an understanding of the concept? It sounds so difficult or maybe…

  • Journey

    2017: Time to Go Beautifully

    This quote was given to me on a metal bookmark years ago and immediately captured me. These seven words have literally guided me through some very difficult times in my life, and almost always when I am wondering if I can, should, etc. this quotes some how finds me again and I am reminded that I can do anything… even if that means fail! Well, it is official… I have joined the world of blogging and to be completely honest, I am terrified! This fear has kept me from doing this very thing that I am doing right now, writing so you and the rest of the world can access my thoughts,…