Speaking my truth.

For years, I lived in a darkness that I thought was just me.  I joked that my personality was dark like my soul.  In all honesty, I was okay with this.  I enjoyed being different from others in my own unique way.  I never felt the need to follow the crowd, to be liked, or admired. …

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The Mama Chronicles: DS, the proud and the scared.

I title this post DS, yet I think it’s relatable to any parent. We have our kids. Beautiful, silly, quirky, unique, brilliant little humans that suck joy from us as much as they produce it. I say that lightly, but you all know what I mean.. the good days and the bad. Sometimes it’s all…

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She is a safe place.

Recently, I’ve taken steps back from people and situations that no longer have positive meaning in my life. There’s a part of me that wants to back step to “fixing” these situations/relationships, yet deep down I know their purpose is no longer fitting in my life. I feel this happens to many of us, on…

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I remember..

I was driving down the freeway in Dallas, TX, listening to a morning talk show to add a bit of humor to my morning commute.  The DJs got silent.  The laughter stopped.  When the woman DJ finally spoke to say that a plane had hit the first World Trade Tower.  People everywhere gasped, cried. I…

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The Mama Chronicles: she’s overwhelmed.

A few weeks ago Ingrid started back to school. We knew this year was going to be full of challenges, ones she’s never faced before. And to be quite honest, I was petrified at how things would work. Luckily, she was in a school she’s familiar with, with staff she’s comfortable spending time with, and…

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Blue.

The way the sand felt beneath my feet and the water flowing between my fingers, this must be paradise. I felt a tremble of power rush through my core as I absorbed the sun’s intensity. I’ve never felt so aligned before. As if the Universe is calling my name through the breeze. The earth becomes…

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