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 […]

Funny How Much Can Change In A Year

Today is a bittersweet day for me. One year ago today, I got the news that would end up changing my world forever. I’ll never forget that conversation, sitting in my garage with my beautiful 13-year-old daughter, and hearing those fateful words come out of her mouth as tears spilled from her gorgeous brown eyes. […]

5 Must Have Products for Moms |

Five MUST-HAVE Products for Moms This School Year

The new school year is approaching fast (can you believe we’re almost in August?! WTF?!), and I know if y’all are like me, you are always looking for ways to make life a little easier and make school mornings a little less hectic. Well I’m here to help, with 5 of my most “must-have” things […]

Scars |


As of today, my divorce is final. It’s the end of an era, and I have mixed feelings about it all.   Of course, the biggest part of me is relieved that the divorce is over with. But another part of me is sad that no matter what I did, I couldn’t save my failed […]

Little Wonders |

One Foot In Front of the Other

Oh, Facebook. You always know how to get me right in the feels with On This Day. This morning, thanks to On This Day, I came across an old blog, written 5 years ago on my 10th wedding anniversary. I admit it; I cried. I knew today was going to be hard… I’d been warned […]