The App That Saved My Life

Life in my 30s has become quite stale. I’m the only one left out of my close friends who doesn’t have any children which is by design. If my only other option outside of my dull and tedious existence is to...

Unchained

I told him I loved him one last time. I knew I was leaving, and I could feel the love slipping away, but I had to say it one more time. After all, I invested so much into this relationship, so much into the world I was...

Don’t Judge Me

Sweating palms, racing heart, rising anxiety. We’ve all been there: the dreaded first impression. Whether it be the occasion of a date, meeting a new person, or starting your first day at a new job, the task of...

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...

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...

A Mother’s Heart

“Through the blur, I wondered if I was alone or if other parents felt the same way I did – that everything involving our children was painful in some way. The emotions, whether they were joy, sorrow, love or...

Accepting Grace, Forgiving Me

I hit my dog once. I hit the poor, little, Benji-type creature so hard that he actually cowered away from me. It wasn’t that I didn’t love him; I thought he was the sweetest little thing in the world, and he was such a...