From Friend to Foe

Recently I've detached myself from some toxic relationships in my life. I had begun to realize these were people who did not serve to bring out the best sides of me, and instead induced a subconscious battle with mental health. I was allowing myself to get too enthralled in the battles and inner conflicts of [...]

Casting A Stone

The other day, bashing took place about me in a group, by women who pretended to be supportive when my son died. I’m sure these women thought it wouldn’t get back to me, but it always does. One comment in particular sticks out to me. That I’m a terrible person, and everything I do is [...]

Knit Together

Knit Together

This sweater was worn once, by her brother before her. When Sloan died, I didn’t want to look at anything of his. It was too painful. They took him from the house, the emergency responders filed out the door and drove away and the room was quiet. Our families sat there in silence for a [...]

Five

Five

I remember before Rowan was born, thinking I’d have these elaborate Pinterest worthy, uniquely themed birthday parties for him. None of those hideous tv or movie character themed birthdays. No, not my child. And here we are, 5 years later, cutting hotdogs into octopuses, blowing up balloons adorned with SpongeBobs face, and eating White Castle [...]