8 Ways To De-Stress When The Holidays Get Overwhelming

Find a ‘safe haven.’

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9 Beautiful Lessons I’ve Learned ‘Parenting’ Someone Else’s Child

‘Parenting’ has been one of my big journeys, and in the ups, downs, and moments of celebration and chaos, here are 9 things I’ve learned.

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I Know If Your Mama Was Still Alive, She Would Be So Proud Of You

I know she is looking down on you, and beaming with pride.

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An Open Letter to My (Not So Baby) Sister as She Heads Off to College

Did you know that the hardest thing I’ve ever had to do was say goodbye?

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Thank You For Being You: An Open Letter to My Mom & Dad

Last night I sat at a desk in the local library, my computer open to a spreadsheet titled “Budget” and tears streaming down my face. The true definition of adulting.

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What I’ve Learned From My Father’s Tears

It breaks me to watch my father cry. Men crying has a way of making me feel tender, making me feel just as vulnerable and afraid. But watching him, I can not associate crying with weakness. He cries because he is strong; because he is so strong that only some things can break him. Broken, yet not weak.

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