Dear Husband

Divorce looks good on us, right? I am grateful that we’ve decided to keep in touch and be friendly towards each other although I believe our true intention of communicating is to see who suffers the most...

Surviving PPD

On August 1, 2015, the second happiest moment of my life occurred: the birth of my second child and beloved son Gabriel. I recall it vividly—the quiet, dimly-lit hospital room, the soothing presence of my doula, my...

Iceberg Conundrum

There is always something brewing somewhere, with someone. It is too much or too little. It may not sound right or reach the correct decibel. Perhaps it is the wrong color, or the perception of that color. Maybe its...

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, you walk...

Mommying Is Hard

The hardest job I’ve ever had has been becoming a mother. Don’t get me wrong, it has been the most wonderful gift, but definitely the hardest. Children don’t come with rule books or an owner’s manual. Not all the...

Good Girl Gone Bad… Probably Not

I’ve always been the “good girl.” I’m not mean or vindictive, and I always try to do right by others. Treat others as you would want to be treated is one of my mantras. Keep a positive attitude...

My Family, The Phoenix

My family has lost everything not once, but twice. The first time I was thirteen and I remember the day we vacated my childhood home the way you remember the first time your heart gets broken, the scar deep and forever...

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