As I’m soldiering through these tween years, I have a new respect for mommas who’ve raised well-balanced, know right-from-wrong adults who also have a deep, true genuine love for everyone.
It’s not easy. Here’s how this has played out in… Read more →
It’s hard to imagine you’ll ever feel normal, much less LOOK normal, ever again. Over the course of nine months you put on 20-60 pounds of weight (most of it in the span of just the last four months –… Read more →
Photo by Jennifer Evanoff
My husband I adopted our first child in 2012. She just turned three years old this past month. It is hard to remember what life was like without her (I vaguely remember manicures and date… Read more →
by: Devin Stanley
In July of 2013, I looked into the mirror and decided that it was time to take matters into my own hands.
I was working full time as a data entry specialist, clocking in around seventy… Read more →
One morning last fall, I decided it was too pretty outside for my young sons and I to stay home, so I loaded them up in the car and we headed off on an impromptu trip to the playground.
When… Read more →
I was felt up for the first time at the age of eleven by another sixth grader in the back of a movie theater showing Milo and Otis—a movie I still can’t watch or hear the name… Read more →
“Prepare yourself, I’m about to share some information that is going to disturb you. There is something going on at school that you need to know,” said my friend on the other end of the phone. It was my daughter’s… Read more →
Becky Jones interviewed by Cassidy Doolittle
Becky was in her mid 30s working for the government negotiating contracts when she met Special Agent Paul Jones, fell in love and married.
After a couple years of raising Paul’s two children… Read more →
It was a special Sunday morning. My sweet baby girl was getting baptized at church. I was in the bathroom getting ready and holding a crying baby while my three-year-old was playing barnyard animals with his great grandmother… Read more →
“In Love” did something to my mind, emotions, and expectations. In a haze of hormones, rose-colored-glasses, and happily every after, I toppled down its fluffy hill.
Six months later; engaged. Six months after that; married.
And then abruptly and painfully,… Read more →