Parenthood: Finding the light and color again.

Seeing the world through my son’s eyes has brought a vibrancy back into my own world. His world is still full of bright, fun, splashy colors. His heart doesn’t understand or know heartbreak. He hasn’t experienced loss. Hate. Pain that is outside of physical. He hasn’t been wronged or cheated in his life yet. He […]

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A letter to myself.

1:09 a.m. It wasn’t my son keeping me awake. It was myself. The past few months have been hard. I’ve been struggling internally with the idea of a second child. And it’s been shockingly more painful to have on my mind than having my first was. I wasn’t the kind of woman born knowing I […]

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Cooking on the fly. Why I scrapped meal planning.

My job schedule varies from season to season, but through my ease of being adaptable, I’ve still been able to stay pretty on schedule for each passing day. With the different seasons, I know which hours I’ll be in office and which hours I’ll be out and at events. That part never changes. However, each […]

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The Stand Off.

Eleven. That’s how many times I didn’t doze, but fully and completely fell asleep at the crib’s side rail. How I didn’t fall off? I’m not quite sure. I believe how I was positioned played a role in keeping me from crashing to the floor. Five. Or maybe it was four? Could even possibly be […]

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