Our girls keep us on our toes. They drive us crazy one moment and astound us the next. While I have yet to figure out our 13yr old, I approach parenting these 2 humans the Universe sent me with Unconditional Love. Read more to see what that looks like in action.
How Powell’s Bookstore Became a Bribe and a Reward
Last Nov, I posted a letter our 10yo wrote about coming home from school, super excited, and demanded to visit Powell's. I tagged Powell's with no expectations because I am a decent human who likes to give credit where credit is due and Powell's inspired that story. Next thing I know, Powell's has become a bribe AND a reward, and I ain't mad.
22 Years & 79K+ Photos Later, I Am Finally Unafraid
22 years & 79K+ photos later, I submitted my photos for the FIRST time to a Call For Art. I wasn't ready before. But I damn sure am now because being unafraid is powerfully freeing.
Reflection: 43 Reasons 2022 Was MY Year (Even With Fresh Grief)
I declared 2022 to be my year. Even through struggles and fresh grief, 2022 did NOT disappoint. Building on the 43 reasons 2022 was my year, I hereby declare, loudly and proudly, that 2023 will be MY year.
First day of school. First day of fresh, new, blank slates.
Both girls are attending new schools this year. B is now in Middle School while E was transferred to a new school that is better suited to her needs. And I am a nervous wreck sitting here at home. I vacillate between holding my breath and opening random apps on my phone to keep my... Continue Reading →