• Lifestyle

    Life Lessons. Courtesy of the Alphabet.

    With the start of a new school year creeping up on us, I figured I’d take it back to basics.  Life lessons. Courtesy of the alphabet.  Awkward. Awkward does not mean wrong. It’s often when I find myself in the pockets of awkward, that I see a chance for myself to take a deep breath and meet a new piece of myself. Feeling awkward is a time for me to push beyond my comfort circle to see what’s on the other side. To blast passed what I’m afraid of.  Backups. Backup plans, backup friends, backup lovers, backup jobs, etc. Backups will only ever keep you from what you want. From…

  • Being Mama

    What is a mom?

    What is a mom? If you look up ‘mother’ and ‘mom’ you get definitions like this: The top definition on Urban Dictionary for Mom is: The woman who loves you unconditionally from birth, the one who puts her kids before herself and the one who you can always count on above everyone else.  Merriam Webster defines mother in a few ways: A female parent/woman in authority – Source, origin – Maternal tenderness or affection From where I stand, in my mom shoes, I feel very conflicted about the all too apparent difference in these two definitions. One is the origin of the word and the others is (basically) society’s expectation of me. My…

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