Tag: finish the sentence friday

All Mixed Up

I’m not sure if you’ve noticed, I haven’t written a personal piece in a while. So many life changes have been happening and I was struggling to figure out how to continue. Quite frankly, I was trying to figure out whether I would continue this venture, this blog. I haven’t known what to say here […]

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Cruising to a Life Together | #FTSF

The Year 2007 was an eventful year for me. Jeff and I got married. We had our second son. We went on our first vacation as a couple. And much, much more. Our first vacation together was a cruise to the Bahamas. I had never been on a cruise and was so excited to go. […]

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Blessings through a Pregnancy Story

One day, over five years ago, my husband and I made a conscious decision for me to become a stay at home mother with the birth of our next child. This was by no means his push, it was completely mine. Being a mom who did the majority of the cooking, cleaning and child-raising were […]

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A Long, Long Time Ago

A long, long time ago, I wrote stories. I wrote stories about finding lost jewels, having tons of friends, and starting my own business. I wrote stories about dreaming and happiness and disappearing into a world far away, in alternative dimensions. I dove into a world that I wrote instead of lived. Now, I don’t […]

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I’ll Take Confidence for $2000

My soul yearns to have the confidence that I once had. I used to live by my personal motto: Tweet this It wasn’t until I wrote this post that I realized I had forgotten this.  I felt like a walking contradiction. On one hand, I was extremely shy when dealing with personal talents, where I could […]

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When There Are No More Words Left to Write

This is a rare week when schedules of three bibles studies collide. Three mornings, I’m busy from school drop off to after lunch. By that time, I’m tired and ready to take a nap. This week, as well, I have been intent on actually taking the time to learn and take a class or two […]

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In The Morning

Two little eyes peek around the door. I know who they belong to. My little Butterfly flutters in first thing in the morning checking to see whether she should enter. She’s all smiles when she bounces onto the bed and crawls under the covers to cuddle. This is a different Butterfly than the one that […]

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Before the Fine Lines Set In…

My friends always ask me why I round up for my age. As a woman, it’s a rarity to find a woman who ages herself. I feel like I’ve done a lot, accomplished a lot and sometimes I’m really prideful about my accomplishments. On those days, I feel really old like I’ve lived three lifetimes. Other […]

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My Little Superheroes

Sleep. Productivity. Social life. My career. What stops me from thriving in all of these? My children. When we lost Alexander, my life changed. Really it changed my priorities. Before it was work, social life, family. Now, it’s family, work, social life. My sleep disruption started with Bee, my third. Ever since her birth, she was a […]

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Learning to Love My Natural Hair

My hair has been natural for a better part of two decades. When I chose to stop relaxing or perming my hair, “natural” wasn’t a mainstream word. More specifically, I didn’t know what natural was or how it applied to me. All I knew is that I didn’t know how to do my hair. At […]

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My Reflection

The mirror sits idly in the bathroom taunting me, mocking me. I want to look, I want to see myself, my whole self, but often I can’t bare to look. What I should see is the woman who graduated near the top of her high school class, to attend an awesome first tier school, to attend […]

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The Step that Will Change Our Marriage

Every year, I make goals. Every year, I’m successful at some and not so successful with others. This year is a bit different, letting you into my methods to be successful. One such goal is to have a better marriage. Let me give you a little background. Growing up, I was not surrounded by happily […]

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