all the single ladies… with kiddos…

“Of all single–parent families in the U.S., single mothers make up the majority. According to 2017 U.S. Census Bureau, out of about 12 million single parent families with children under the age of 18, more than 80% were headed by single mothers.” That’s an overwhelming amount of women who are raising children alone. According to […]

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Lessons in 34 Years…

Thirty four years seem like a long time.  In my case, after living about 5 different lives, I know a thing or to about this thing called life.  Growing up from my schooling of K-12; I attended approximately 9 different school, lived in seven cities and three different countries.  Nope, we were not a military […]

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daddy issues…

Father’s Day is always weird for me because I don’t know how to celebrate it. For years I had a sense of abandonment because my biological father was not in the picture. Yes, I have a stepfather who stepped up and assumed that role; yet, something was always missing. I spent 20+ years believing the […]

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First thing’s first…

You won’t know what to work on or where to start if you don’t do some reflection. This is the hardest part, when you have to look at yourself and see everything you’ve been avoiding. It’s ok… you’ll get through it. You can handle it. For this part, you will need to find space in […]

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I see you…

You feel invisible. Sometimes you stand in the middle of a crowded room… alone, confused, and you think, why don’t they see me? why can’t they just acknowledge my presence? why can’t I say anything valuable, funny or clever? why can’t I be more like…? Today you walk with your head down because… today, you […]

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Twenty Seventeen

End of the year. It’s always amazing to look back in a year to realize how much it changed us.  Every year comes with its ups and downs.  They come full or victories and disappointments.  The fortunate ones keep every person in their lives, while others lose some of the most important people in their […]

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