Spoiler alert... it's you! I've spent the better part of the last ten years studying on how I can better understand my kids' needs so that I could be the best advocate for them that I could possibly be. I have spent the majority of my career developing and mentoring young talent and advocating… Continue reading Who’s Gonna Advocate for You?
To most, this title doesn't make sense. Generation Y, also known as millennials, are regarded as the "me" generation, a generation made up of folks who are mostly concerned about taking care of themselves and pursuing their own interests. This is my generation. A generation that saw its people choose education and career over family. … Continue reading The Modest Millennial
I took my children to march last Saturday. In spite of the crowds and the noise. In spite of the humidity and the heat. In spite of potential danger. In spite of the fear that this current Pandemic has created in so many of us, I took my children to march on Saturday. And I… Continue reading That time I took my children to a Black Lives Matter protest during a Pandemic
Upon starting my job, I received some things that I had never had for a job before. A cell phone and a laptop were among the bigger items. My employer expected me to be able to help my participants wherever they are because well, many of them don't have homes. My job was the first… Continue reading How I’m making remote working, work… with three homeschooling children and very little space
Post featured on Scary Mommy! Welcome to 2020. This year was full of so much promise as most new years are. A beginning of a new decade. The time for new promises to ourselves and our loved ones. We were all going to do better, be better this year. And as with most of… Continue reading Finding Peace in the Pandemic
October is here! And for many that means the taste of pumpkin spice, the excitement of football, and the beauty that are the fall leaves. October is one of the coziest months of the year, and most of us are ready for it by the time it gets here. However... For me, October this year… Continue reading After the Storm: Observations of the Military Spouse
I am sitting down to write this blog post on about a total of 15 hours sleep over the last three days. No one said it would be easy, this momming thing. We are on day 24 of operation single parenting and man oh man I knew it would be tricky and very much exhausting… Continue reading 10 years later
Greetings friends. It’s been a minute and there’s a good reason for that! I started my job!!!! It has been truly a blessing to get back into a working schedule, earning my own money that allows me to contribute to our household. We have been able to schedule two small vacations for this year… Continue reading A Month Into Working Motherhood- What I’ve Learned So Far
Originally written March 2019 Growing up, it was simple enough. You studied hard, made good grades, and joined a few clubs or extracurricular activities all so you could apply to a number of good schools, get accepted to one or all of them, and finally be on your way to having the profession of your… Continue reading Was Getting My Master’s a Mistake?
Losing someone you love is hard. And there can be no competition about which is the hardest although I could never EVER imagine losing a child. No one should ever have to bury their baby. But loss is loss, and regardless of who it is, when we love someone and that someone is no longer… Continue reading We are the Hands and Feet: Losing a Parent at a Young Age