May 2022 Be a Blessing

May 2022 Be a Blessing

Creative, cathartic, candid, caffeinated, consistent, and courageous. In short, these are some of the ways I define my life in 2021. Above all, it was the year I began writing professionally. Specifically, 74 blog posts, one children’s book, and the adult companion book is in process. It has been a wild ride. 2022 promises to…

Elf On The Shelf

Elf On The Shelf

Tis the Season for Elf On The Shelf, Santa, and gifts. As a young mother, I did not get the memo on Elf On The Shelf. Even today, I shudder when I see beautiful Pinterest posts about using elf antics to thrill your kids. Above all, I am an overachiever. I want to be the…

Welcoming Our Trans & Non-Binary Family to The Thanksgiving Table

Welcoming Our Trans & Non-Binary Family to The Thanksgiving Table

Thanksgiving is a time that family and friends gather together. Turkey, gravy, collards, or cranberries. No matter how you celebrate, it is a time that families flock together. Encyclopedia Britannica notes “with respect to vehicular travel, the holiday is often the busiest of the year, as family members gather with one another.” Where does this…