happy new year

2015 equipped me with the tools to keep building and growing. it was disorderly but in many ways i was rescued and put on a path towards a new life. for the first time in years i feel like i can really own my future. i am grateful to still be here, more resolved than i’ve ever been. i am eager to learn more from life, how to be braver and stronger.


adrian’s school diaries: day 1

for 5 years i imagined what the morning of adrian’s first day of school would be like. he would wake up super excited, feeling proud to be big enough to go to school. i would win extra mommy points for preparing an elaborate version of his favorite breakfast and snap the cutest photos of his […]

daddy issues

throughout our entire lives we spend every day trying to do “our best”. at least according to the standards we have created for ourselves. we attempt to lessen the sting of our mistakes or the disappointment we feel towards ourselves by rationalizing the choices we’ve made. we often use the excuse of trying our best […]