What’s It Like to Be Your Child?

happy mother's dayto the best mom!

The other day I posted this picquote on instagram (follow me here). Continue reading

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Child of Mine, Go and Die

MOTHER'S DAY (1)Well, another Mother’s Day is upon on us! Glorious, precious, anti-labor Mother’s Day!

And, normally, I am thinking of the year I have had as a mother, ways I need to grow, the blessings of being a mama to my five, long conversations with God of gratitude and questions. Mostly I am thinking about how I can rest, feed my soul and how my crew can serve me.

But this Mother’s Day is different. Continue reading

Depression Isn’t All Bad

 

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This post is heavy at first… but give it a chance. Read to the end.

I’ve been spiraling down into this depression for weeks. It’s been a slow fade. I fought it for a long time because I haven’t visited here in years, and quite frankly I was shocked to find myself in the old neighborhood. Those who don’t suffer from depression have a tough time understanding it. Others have described it as a stubborn darkness. In my mind, depression is very much like an old, rickety house of an aging, dysfunctional aunt. The one who made your skin crawl as a kid. The house is unkept and dilapidated, dark and ominous. Continue reading