As the season turns to fall and the days get shorter we may find ourselves curled up with our thoughts more frequently. We might look back on the year thus far or reminisce about where we were a year ago. It's easy though, to get lost in these thoughts and feel a sense of loss … Continue reading Let your heart be a memorial, not a graveyard
Earlier this week I was given an assignment in one of my classes that asked me to justify or validate what I’m doing (education wise) and it got me thinking. I’ve changed my goal so many times, and that’s okay, but each time I gave up and started again it was because I didn’t believe … Continue reading Don’t change the goal, change the path
When we’re young we all paint a glorious picture for our future, we aspire to be writers, doctors, lawyers or police officers. Whatever you aspired to be as a child you saw the picture whole, it was neatly painted and trimmed there were no frayed edges or cracks. Fast forward 20 or so years and … Continue reading A mosaic is art, even though it’s broken
This week “summer” officially ended for me as I went back to school for the fall semester and while summer ends officially on September 21st, my summer, beach days and staying up late, is over. I’m a little excited to be back in the saddle and get closer to my degree. With the summer ending … Continue reading A Summers End Reflection
See all of the highlights from our trip & read why I want to travel more!
Hello readers, I hope the end of your summer has been filled with memories, smiles and more! Ava and I have been in San Francisco CA for the past week & return home tomorrow so stay tuned for my post about our trip! Also note that with the school year beginning I will now publish … Continue reading Greetings from California!
All my life I’ve heard people tell me I was lucky but every time I heard it as a kid I was confused. Growing up I thought we were like every other family, nothing special, and that all kids lived like I did. Now we weren’t the Kennedy’s or the Kardashian’s by any means but … Continue reading What it means to be “lucky”
Your mom was right, about all of it I used to think my mom was completely fried and had no idea how the world works or what actually goes on. Well. I’m here to tell you that your mom is probably 97% right about everything she warned you of, told you not to do or … Continue reading 5 Things You Learn as a Young Mom Before You Turn 30
Every year no matter who you are or on what continent, you get another year older and celebrate another year of life. As a kid I couldn’t wait for my birthday because it was like my own personal holiday but once I passed 21 and more specifically once Ava turned 5 I started to dread … Continue reading The gift of age
Love is like a breeze that whips past your cheeks, sometimes it is warm and welcoming but other times it is cold and distant. Love is like a breaking wave, sometimes it is gentle and soothing but other times it is abrupt and awakening. You see love is not the same old it doesn’t age … Continue reading Love is an invisible creature