Self Care

Why I Don’t Regret My BIG Mistake & How I Moved Forward

Regret isn’t anything new these days. Everyone has them. Regret that you said something mean about a coworker; Regret that you ate that extra sugary donut this week; Or regret that you didn’t give that woman you passed that compliment. Big or little. Regret comes to many in different ways and sizes. But it's moving… Continue reading Why I Don’t Regret My BIG Mistake & How I Moved Forward

Darkside

Knowledge is Power: Understanding Rape

The world is not perfect. It's not a peaceful place. Most days we go about doing the best we can to carve out happiness. For some people that can be very hard. The hard honest truth is that out in the world there are people that do not try to do their best. They prefer… Continue reading Knowledge is Power: Understanding Rape

Relationships

Wiggle-worm’s Birth: On His Own Schedule

The birth of our son was an adventure. Something I'm not going to forget anytime soon. I want to share our story with all the other moms and mothers-to-be looking for advice or experiences. Now to get our point of view I need to share some factors in play. My side of the family seemed… Continue reading Wiggle-worm’s Birth: On His Own Schedule

Relationships

Open Letter: To the Newly Adult

We're taught in high school what adult life is like. They cover government and economics as their own semester long class and try to make it sound interesting and relevant when really it seems dull and barely relevant. Yes, we'll have jobs and hopefully at least vote on who the president will be every four… Continue reading Open Letter: To the Newly Adult

Relationships

Open Letter: To the Newly Adults – Relationship Edition

At 18 I was very much a wallflower. I thought I tried to stand apart when I was trying to be open to conversation at dances I probably just looked very out-of-place and a loner. As much as I liked going to dances (mostly just ones hosted by my church youth program) I liked the… Continue reading Open Letter: To the Newly Adults – Relationship Edition