Open Letter about the Struggle of the Mind

Dear Kid Cudi, Depression and anxiety are emotional attacks on the mind. It can take you all the way down. This morning Kid Cudi I read your cry for help. Many people battle with these two issues but they often battle it shrouded in shame and secrecy. I want to start off by commending you…

Rite of Passage

Good morning! How are you? It is National Bullying Awareness Month. Bullying is dead wrong. It’s not some perverse rite of passage into adulthood. It is a demeaning and emotionally crippling act. As a teen I was bullied I went from being made to feel like the prettiest girl in the world to feeling like…

Confessions of A Lost Mom

Are you a good Mom? Do you often question how good or bad you are at being a Mom? Last week I was at the hair shop and I met an amazing little girl. We’ll call her Madison. Madison was a beautiful, fun, smart, witty, and bubbly ten-year-old. I usually don’t talk to children I…

Don’t be Silent When It Comes to Bullying

Have you or someone you know ever bully someone? What did you do to stop it? If you did nothing then you condoned the bullying. You cosigned their shenanigans. Why did you do that? Were you afraid of being bullied too? For years I was bullied in my own neighborhood. By a group on my…

Mother May I Be Myself?

My daughter and I have always had a solid relationship. Our bond is impenetrable. No one or nothing can come in between what we have. I have worked daily for fifteen years to solidify our bond. Many feel that I am raising her in an unconventional way. And they are correct I am raising her…