Just Jump!

My kids claim (read: WHINE) they never get to do anything fun. This isn’t true, yet they sure know how to make me feel guilty. Kids are so great at manipulation, aren’t they? I… { read more }

July 30, 2017

Love Wins Every Time

Yesterday I was fortunate to have my most vulnerable piece ever featured on the Scary Mommy website and Facebook page. (If you missed it, you can read it HERE. Or you can search Facebook… { read more }

July 9, 2017

What If???

Every day I battle the “what-ifs.” I always have, but more so after my husband died. It’s fear and anxiety in the form of the what if. What if I get sick? Who will… { read more }

July 6, 2017

The Grief Timeline

I’m sitting on my deck this morning, staring at the garden and thinking about the whirlwind that has been the last few weeks. The kids are home for summer and we’ve been struggling to… { read more }

June 25, 2017

Grief Amnesia

This is my last post about the memory garden (until the next time I post about it). I love it so much! The mulch went down the other day and it is just beautiful.… { read more }

June 7, 2017

You Wanna Piece of Meat?!

Adjusting my sails, going with the flow, riding the tide, it is what it is. This is certainly my life theme the last 14 months. There have been so many changes, so many emotions,… { read more }

May 31, 2017