Open Letter To My Son on His 2nd Birthday

Dear CJ, How are we here right now? I feel like you were just born. You are my baby ....more


At some point I stopped taking care of myself. I’m not sure if that happened when we left Ohio, after we got here, or somewhere in between- I honestly can’t pinpoint a specific moment. I stopped running ....more


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What It Feels Like For Me

It hurts. It hurts so bad some days I feel like I can’t breathe. It makes me cry ....more

Mother, Mother by Koren Zailckas

Disclosure Stuff: I received an e-copy of this book from the...more

She Wore A Suit

She usually sits under an umbrella- with watchful eyes on the children. Usually, one child is in the water playing, splashing and laughing and one child is sitting in the sand- eyeing his sister, filling his bucket and trying to decide if he too should play in the water. Still she watches ....more

Until You’re Mine by Samantha Hayes

I didn’t know what to expect when I started reading this. There were times in the middle where I thought Hayes was dragging the story out, but that could’ve been my absolute impatience and strong desire to know what was going to happen next! Hayes does a good job of going into a good amount of detail about the characters to the point where you feel like you know them, but really you don’t ....more

Bittersweet by Miranda Beverly-Whittemore

A few things grasped my interest in this book. 1. It’s set in Vermont (I went to college in Vermont) 2. The title (That’s in the name of my...more

The Family You Choose

I think the thing that I struggle with most as someone who lives away from my extended family is missing out on the things that they do. Parties. BBQs ....more

A Space of Their Own

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