Just a nerdy chemist who loves to write, take photos, and do graphic design. I am a mother to three children. Two in my heart and one in my arms.
As the Sentries sit around the campfire eating our dinner, rustling in the bushes could be heard. I spin my head trying to get a bearing on where the noise is coming from, but it sounds like it is coming from all sides.
Hello, Old Friend, I see you're back...
Well hello, Old friend. I see you've showed up unannounced again. Shows how close we really are, no introduction or reminders needed. Just pop in and just as quickly be on your way.
Recently, my family had the opportunity to go on vacation with my best friend’s family. Four adults piled into a van with two children (who also happen to be best friends) and hit the road. We spent a day at a water park, and then headed to a Wildlife Ranch the next day.
If Walls Could Talk
I'm going to get caught. I know this. I’m not so conceited as to believe any different. It's only a matter of time now. I screwed up and gave in to my selfish needs.
The Other Side of the NICU
When most people think of the NICU, they think of the miracles that spend days, weeks, or even months growing and fighting, eventually getting those words every NICU parent waits for, "You can take your baby home today."
A tigress through pain and sense of shame Purple stripes stretch across cream flesh Mostly hidden behind clothes out of frame
Love, Loss, and Purpose in the NICU
When I speak of my NICU experience, sometimes I am brushed off. Why? Because my NICU experience wasn’t a long one. It can make others uncomfortable.