On this #GivingTuesday, just a mere days after Thanksgiving I sit back and think about what I’m thankful for. Over the last few years, I’ve found it difficult to find the good in my life, because the bad has pulled blinders over my eyes and refused to allow me to see. That’s changing, and I’m doing… Read More My Homeless Short Story
Today my husband and I celebrated our 11 year wedding anniversary….a few thousand miles apart. His job often takes him away from me, and the schedule is beyond either of our control. In our 11 years of marriage, we’ve managed to make do with a few simple ways. Check them out and share your own… Read More How to Survive a Long Distance Marriage
This will be another, sweet-tea drinking, toilet reading, type of post. 🙂 For those of you who care, (I see youuuu, after my twitter post last night), I wanted to write this post for you, to explain the crazy. Got your drink of choice? Let’s dive in. Last night, I sent a small snippet- maybe 200… Read More Reality Check? Slap in the Face?
This is a hard post for me to write, much less share. One day, I plan to share my story of PPD/PTSD in a Memoir titled: Behind My Hazel Eyes, because my story isn’t complete, it will be a little longer before it can actually be written. Today, I wanted to share a brief version of… Read More Parenting Through PPD/PTSD
Recently, the question, What inspires your writing?, came up on Twitter under the hashtag, “#AuthorConfession”. It got me thinking, and so I answered with, “Personal heartache is the greatest influence in my writing. So many genres can be spun from it. Not all: Strength.” It’s true. While I haven’t published a novel yet, the story ideas that… Read More Why I Write: Inspired by a Twitter Hashtag
Recently, I was approached by Julian of GetConnectDAD and asked if I would like to be a contributing blogger for his website. I graciously agreed and submitted my first article to the parenting site just this week. I decided that I would share it here as well. Thank you, Julian, for allowing me the honor of… Read More The Forever Best Friend