America There is a Problem |

America, There Is a Problem

Wednesday, February 14th should have been just like any other Valentine’s Day. News stories should have included surprise proposals, pictures of sweet cards that children had drawn for their parents, or even pictures of pets dressed up as “love bugs” or something else equally cheesy/cute. Instead, news outlets were covering another school shooting. This one […]

One of My Life’s Most Beautiful Chapters

The last couple of weeks have been absolutely the worst weeks of my life. So much has happened I can’t possibly cover it all, so I won’t even try. But the worst moment of the last two weeks, beyond a doubt, came at 4:42PM on December 30th: my wonderful, incredible daddy earned his wings and […]

Anyone can have a child and call themselves a parent. A real parent is someone who puts that child above their own selfish needs and wants. |

A Real Parent

From the moment I became a mom 15 years ago, my life’s course completely changed. Suddenly my life was no longer about me; it revolved completely around the tiny little girl I held in my arms.¬† Over the years, I’ve given up many things for the sake of my three children. For years I gave […]

Clarity |


“I think it’s important to have closure in any relationship that ends – from a romantic relationship to a friendship. You should always have a sense of clarity at the end and know why it began and why it ended. You need that in your life to move cleanly into your next phase.”-¬†Jennifer Aniston The […]