My Birth Canal Is Off Limits

My birth canal is off limits. Pregnancy scared me straight. As if having a sixteen year old was not terrifying enough. Last March I found out I was with child. I was terrified beyond belief. Yet somewhat ecstatic at the prospect of finally having my baby boy. I discussed my impending pregnancy with my boyfriend…

Words of Wisdom from a College Dropout

Do you take achievements made by you or others for granted? I have taken something my daughter does for granted. I didn’t dote on her for something that I need to brag about…a little since it is an incredible accomplishment. I think I became so comfortable with her achieving this goal that I don’t praise…

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…