7 Reasons Why I Need Coffee

Let’s talk about why I need coffee every day of my life. God bless those of you who don’t need any help from the sweet nectar of the gods because you can wake up chipper as hell as soon as you open your eyes...

A Practical Faith

Faith can be defined in many different ways. Some people tie their faith to religion while others embrace a more universal truth. Faith is directly connected to action regardless of what or who you believe in...

7 Reasons Why I Started My Own Business

Wake up to your blaring alarm. Take a shower and brush your teeth. Put on that stuffy button-up and slacks that hit you in all the wrong places. Get in your car and join the morning traffic. Clock in. Work...

The Illusive One

It is a truth universally acknowledged that a woman, of a certain age and position in life, is in search of the ‘one.’ For anyone familiar with Jane Austin, you might hear an echo of Pride and Prejudice in...

7 Reasons Why I Must Push Forward

When I was a child, I used to think life would just happen, naturally, the way it was supposed to. I was oblivious of everyone having their own path to travel. I assumed we were all on the same road. Oh sure...

Sorry Not Sorry

Although I should know better by now, I cannot help but to feel as if I am doing this thing called life all wrong. It seems as if everyone has an opinion on what it means to be a good woman who is deemed...

Shards In The Moonlight

It is an interesting concept, eternal love. Some think it is a fantasy made up by love-hungry girls who dream of being rescued by their prince while they ride off into the sunset. Others believe it is a silly notion...

What’s Stopping You?

2016 WOW! What a year! It was full of emotions, both high and low, sad and exciting, love and anger, but I survived it. My daughter came to us over Skype one day and told us that she wanted to study abroad in Japan for...

Preparing To Move Forward

No matter who you are, April is a transformative month. Winter has officially ended and Spring flowers have begun to bloom. April marks the halfway point of the semester for most traditional students, so they need to...

Seeing Myself Through His Eyes

I remember being pregnant with my first child. Just like with any pregnancy, my body, mind and emotions went through many changes over the course of a few months. I never quite felt like myself but more than anything, I...

More Of Me To Love

Will you be my valentine? No, seriously. This time of the year always grabs me in the most uncomfortable of ways. The hopeless romantic side of me is swept off her feet ready to bask in the glow of budding emotions over...

The Shattered Looking Glass

I am a woman. I am a wife. I am a mother. I have been a size four and I have been a size 24. I have nearly drowned in the depths of despair and depression but I have also tasted the sweetest joy. All of these things...