A collection of 16 posts
It’s has become the most valuable thing I possess.
Watching my neighbors grow apart after the children arrive from my kitchen window.
I’m helping her unlearn her fear of Black people.
A story about trauma, aging, family, bad parenting, adult children, mental illness, and maintaining peace.
I’m Tired of Advocating For Rights Based On Sex
I learned a lot about my grandma after she died. An essay about what loved ones leave behind in death.
As well as your life and livelihood An essay about how federal policy impacts public education.
Remembering the good seeds my dad has sown into our lives this Father’s Day. An essay about about a new found appreciation for Father’s Day.
Just because a family looks healthy and happy doesn’t mean it is. Our beauty is skin deep. Dysfunctional families are not always visible to the human eye, but the results of the physical, sexual, and emotional abuse show up other ways. Even in ones death.
She died Friday. But I’m not sad. I have no tears. And I surely won’t miss her. An essay about the life and death of my grandmother.
When the going gets tough, the tough get… divorced. Donald Trump’s Shutdown will dissolve many marriages in 2019 and beyond. This essay is about how Trump’s Shutdown will cause many couples to divorce
How your little bundles of joy easily become someone else’s burden when adult children fail to plan for their child rearing needs. Having kids is easy. Caring for them is a different story. Don’t have kids unless you can care for them.
When visiting your adult child for the holidays represents stress and anxiety. It’s the holiday season for most people the most wonderful time of the year they’ll say. And while I don’t celebrate holidays in general, this year this time of the year is a nice time to get away…
Watching the funeral services of President George H.W. Bush at the National Cathedral on yesterday, I great appreciated how his family…
And it’s not the reason you think it is, so get over yourself.
One Woman's Story of Caring For Multiple Family Members With Mental Health Issues On the outside, she appears to have her stuff together. She's been married 24-years, with her husband for nearly 27-years, she has a good job and 4-kids. She has a nice home, and a stay-at-home…