A friend once told me that he wished his wife was “more of a mom like” me. My heart hurt for their broken family but, more so, for the fact that he didn’t realize the truth. I told him that it wasn’t fair to compare the reality of their life to the social snapshot of… Continue reading What You Don’t See
We're not BORN confident. At least, I wasn't. In fact, I've spent the majority of my life trying to "fake it" until I "made it" or at least trying to fake confidence enough that others wouldn't notice I was self-conscious as hell. I'm sure it was very transparent... A lack of confidence is where my… Continue reading Finding Confidence
I've never been one to follow the rules.💁♀️ As a kid, I would always want to know WHY I was or wasn't supposed to do something. When I hit my teen years, I drove my teachers crazy, questioning their rationale for doing things a certain way. I likely nearly killed my mother when I decided… Continue reading Choose your life!
I freaking LOVE Christmas!! Or, at least, I used too... ••• This year, it's been difficult to get in the holiday spirit.😢 I'm not sure exactly what's going on with me; whether it's that my brother isn't going to be home for the first time ever; or if it's the lack of adequate snow in… Continue reading Saying no…