Seeking Asylum

The pressure on my chest was so great, I could no longer breathe. My husband sat perched on my torso as he pummeled my face. Through his fists, I saw my daughter in the corner of the room. Tears were streaming down her cheeks. She […]

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How Do You Let Them Go?

While my daughter loves the water, she doesn’t know what swimming is. Last year while on vacation, she exclaimed she was swimming when really all she was doing was wildly flailing her arms around and splashing up water. So, of course I went to the […]

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An Unkept Promise

As I was putting Reagan to bed last night, I heard Grayson’s little voice wimper for a hug. Over and over again, he cried, “I want hug. I want hug.” Earlier that evening, he refused to eat dinner. Reagan and I will sit down to […]

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When Massacres Are The Norm

I wanted to use this blog to exercise my writing muscle. After years of not writing anything, I wrote for a political campaign and realized how much I miss writing in general. I decided I would start a website and publish posts about wellness and […]

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The Importance of Gut Health

Sometimes it’s more convenient to fall into unhealthy routines. When my kids fight me every single meal about what I make, it’s just easier to let them eat the same three things over and over again. If I don’t get much sleep, it’s easier to just […]

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