He wasn’t the television father that always sat you down and said profound things, and taught lessons. But I saw him get up and go to work and come home to us every day. That kind of consistency and stability is what I want to be for my kids.
I’ve dealt with anxiety and depression my entire life, but it wasn’t until I began seeing a therapist that I realized this. During my intake assessment, she asked me how long I’d been dealing with anxiety. I nonchalantly told her the last few months. “No, think back over your life,” she added. I began to [...]
1. Manifest Strength. Be strong, always, for everyone. When you are tired and you feel like you can’t go on anymore, get up and keep moving. Don’t rest, there’s work to be done. Put on a brave face, grab your earrings, your lipstick, slick down your edges. Never let them see you sweat. Never let [...]
I ran across an article not too long ago that discussed women who chose to be single mothers, calling it a lifestyle. I didn’t really know how to feel about it at first. I thought about my daily struggles and frustrations as a single mother, it was mind boggling to me that someone would choose [...]