An “Opportunity” for Self-Compassion

I warned you it would be random…but I didn’t exactly mean 2+ months in between posts either. Can we say…PROCRASTINATION? I’ve had this topic on my mind the entire time, but it isn’t what I WANT to write about and it’s not the direction I WANT my blog to go. I want to tell you of all the things I’ve overcome, how I’m on the other side of the struggle. I DON’T want to write about the one I’m currently IN. Yet, here I am, completely stuck in a writer’s block, because I will not release this onto the keyboard.

A New Freedom

During April (National Poetry Month) my local library was giving out envelopes of random words and the object was to arrange the words to create a poem. While poetry is not something I generally practice, this was a fun exercise and one in which I unexpectedly got to speak my truth. When I poured theContinue reading “A New Freedom”

I’m Not That Mom

This is something I wrote several years ago for my daughter. July is her birthday month and this is the first year we are spending it hundreds of miles apart. As she continues to navigate her journey into adulthood, I continue mine as being a mother of an adult. I love her more than everContinue reading “I’m Not That Mom”