Reasoning

I am thankful for my ability to reason and think things through, We recently had some things happen in our little family that even though they were upsetting and heartbreaking, they needed me to be cool-headed and not jump right into action. I needed to take my time and see what was really best for…

Strength and Dignity

  I may not always be ladylike, it is not really in my nature. But I do try to keep a good head on my shoulders and do all things with dignity, why because I never want my children to look back on the things I have done in life and be ashamed of their…

Be Strong

  This is one I live by, I strive to do my best in all things. Present the best version of myself to my children. I want my daughter to look at me and see my strength, my courage, my love, and my loud voice for things I believe in and see that it can…

Scars

  We all have our scars, some external and some so deeply internal that hardly anyone knows they are there. I have my share of scars, I choose to wear them as a badge of courage and not a sign of shame. I choose to show them off and answer questions as they come. Scars…

There is no right or wrong way to grieve.

  My family has suffered several losses over the years, two of which were suicides. It is a pain like no one can describe, it stays with us always, we have our good days living in their memories, and we have our bad days where the loss is so strong it makes it hard to…