When You Can’t be with Your Child. Two Ways to (more than) Cope with the Pain.

When You Can’t be with Your Child. Two Ways to (more than) Cope with the Pain.

Four years ago, I held this little guy in my arms and have held him few times since then. Today, I’m especially missing my children and grandchildren.  I’m a mother of three and I have three adorable grandchildren. All live far from home. Konner, pictured here and his brother and sister live 1,548 miles from this … Continue reading

You are More Than All That — The Size of Your Body Doesn’t Define the Size of Your Worth

You are More Than All That — The Size of Your Body Doesn’t Define the Size of Your Worth

For all of my sisters, the women I’ve met and those who I’ve never met, I want you to know that being skinny doesn’t add up to being gorgeous. Beauty and skinny are not the same. The size of your body doesn’t determine the size of your worth. You are more precious than anything in this world. No matter what you feel about how you look, sister you are more than all that! Continue reading

Alone and Single on Valentine’s Day

Alone and Single on Valentine’s Day

Dear Friend, If you’re alone on Valentine’s Day then this letter is for you. I’m here to give you something more than a pep talk, because I don’t think an inspirational message will fill the empty seat beside you. I don’t have quotes from studies to prove to you that you aren’t the only person … Continue reading

Christmas Cookie Tradition

Christmas Cookie Tradition

What’s better than baking Pecan shortbread cookies? Baking them with a friend. Jenna is someone special in my life. I wanted to give her a gift that she’d really enjoy. Since her love language isn’t opening gifts, but is spending time together, I invited her to my home for a cookie baking marathon. In a … Continue reading