Feeling Unpretty? During Mother’s Day weekend I wrestled with getting ready to go to my mother’s day brunch that my husband had planned for me. I spent two hours going back and forth between my room and closet, and two additional hours trying on clothes in front of the mirror and taking them right off. [...]
My husband and I will make three years married this November. The last few years have felt like the longest years of my life! People weren’t joking when they said that marriage ain't easy. I think that Ruben and I can agree in saying that this marriage has been hard work, with an emphasis on [...]
One of my biggest fears as I was preparing to welcome Calvin into my world was how well would I handle my anxiety around him. The thought of that made me weary. How will I explain to him my random breakdowns or the picking of my hair? Will I make him anxious? Nervous? Or worse, [...]
This piece was written originally for the blog " thevoiceofamom"
I wrote this piece for a company called " Deckandoar", they have a beautiful movement called " #Dearmothermovement" and I was honored to be chosen to share this piece of my heart and encouragement. My son was a premature baby born at 33 weeks and we spent two weeks in the NICU.