Today, I sat alone. I went to go watch my kids perform with their choir for the spring recital. At first, there were plenty of empty seats. A few family here and there. But in a matter of minutes, the audience was filling up with couples, families, friends, and grandparents. Surrounded by groups, I sat … Continue reading Today, I Sat Alone
Let's be real. Single momming is exhausting. Having a partner and then suddenly doing it on your own is scary. There are some really hard falls that are hard to get back up from. Failure takes a whole new meaning. Failure means homelessness. Failure means not having food to eat. And I'll be honest when … Continue reading So?
I was talking to someone about my blog. And the person I was talking to was being encouraging because I was sharing how hard it is sometimes to write even when I'm not feeling inspired or unsure of what to write about. And as I was saying that, my heart finished the thought with the … Continue reading Live a Little Backwards
There's nothing more heartbreaking than seeing an amazing woman settle for a guy after she leaves an abusive relationship because "at least" he's a good guy. Sometimes, an at least guy isn't all that he's cracked up to be. He spends all his free time with his friends... but at least he has a job. … Continue reading Don’t Settle for the “At Leasts”
If there's anything about God's love that I appreciate and so grateful for the most is His constant love. He doesn't love you a little less on the days you've had a bad day or love you a little more on the days you've had a good day. It's the same throughout. I have two … Continue reading How to Love
The other day, I was thinking about how capricious our lives are. You wake up being in an amazing relationship only to be broken up over a single text in one afternoon. You wake up being in an amazing relationship and you are proposed to later that evening. You wake up safe and sound only … Continue reading Your Single Days are Numbered
Recently, I got really excited about my love life. Because for a moment, a VERY brief moment, it seemed like it was going to go somewhere. In one weekend, I met two guys the way I would like to meet a guy - organically. One was at a basketball game. The other was a friend. … Continue reading Advocate for Your Love Life