Let me start by saying, all things considered I believe myself to be relatively close to the right page, or what it represents but not totally there-yet. A few years ago, though I was so far from the correct "page" it was semi embarrassing, I hadn’t earned any degrees yet, I was working an aimless retail … Continue reading What it’s like- Feeling Like you’re always on a different page
I’m at a loss on how to even begin this post. I’ll start by saying I was sick to my stomach when I woke up and saw that Donald Trump had won. Now please do not twist my words into my saying that I’m a devout Hillary Clinton supporter because I’m not, truthfully I believe … Continue reading Please Don’t Blame Me for White America
(Please note all new posts will now be on Sunday's) I talk about time often, how quickly it passes or how it doesn't stop for any of us, but I come back to this idea because time and time again it's proven to be so very true. When I was younger I saw my late … Continue reading Time: The Slippery Creature
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
I think everyone has a road map of where they’d like their life to go. While they might make changes to the routes on their map the map itself remains. For me however I feel like my map was shredded into a million little pieces and made confetti of. I spent a lot of time … Continue reading My life didn’t go according to plan, and I’m okay with that
AVA By: Samantha Pezzolanti Little girl, little girl with a head full of curls And a smile full of love that lights up the world Cheeks like roses so colorful and round I love the pitter-patter of your feet on the ground Early Saturday morning your hands cup my face Up and out of bed … Continue reading Ava- A poem for my Daughter
When we hear the phrase “old school” an array of things come to mind depending on what generation you were raised in. In this day and age however people often refer to old school as the time before technology and before social media had its global over arching hand on nearly every aspect of life. … Continue reading Why it’s nearly impossible to raise kids “old school” in a new school world.
It’s no big secret that I’m a single mom in fact it’s one of the things that has made me a successful writer and blogger, but the reason why I paused dating has morphed since I claimed the title of single mom when Ava’s father and I called off our engagement in 2011. When Ava’s … Continue reading Why I put the breaks on dating and how I met the man who cut them
This past Sunday was Fathers day and the well wishes and celebrations of Fatherhood and male role models were abundant. We expect to see photo collages and cards thanking Dads, Uncles, Brothers and Grandpa’s for their unconditional support and love but occasionally and more than we’d like to admit, we come across children, even adults, … Continue reading Can Moms be celebrated as Dads too?