Eliminating an ideal beauty standard and learning to love oneself with support. Creating a community to allow confidence to flourish.
Lately I’ve been trying to do my part for the planet. In college was when I really began recycling and just learning about how pollution actually affects our lives, our environment and our planet. This isn’t something I grew up with- thinking about my environmental footprint, but as I have learned more, I have becomeContinue reading “Flashback to Earth Day”
All about a young girls hope for her father and a normal life.
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I’ve been thinking about my past student’s a lot lately. Two houses down from me currently, there’s a four year old little boy with his two front teeth missing and he comes up on my porch any time I’m outside asking, “Can I show you something?” The other day while I was working he cameContinue reading “The Beauty of a Story”
To my granny, for teaching me all about Soup Beans ‘n Corn Bread and so much more.
Everyone is quarantined and wondering what to do to pass the time. Watching tv becomes mundane and there’s only so many times you can open and close the refrigerator and pantry doors searching for food. So what else is there? Here are a few simple activities I’ve had the chance to do during this timeContinue reading “Exploring during COVID-19”
I did it! I took my first step at seeking out therapy. For years I’ve explored the thought of working with a therapist. My mom suggested it after a really low year I had my first year teaching and my husband has encouraged it after seeing patterns in my behaviors. I thought- no way. I’mContinue reading “Growth:”
It all started with a text from my friend who brings light to every situation. The most basic text that started a whirl of uplift, “What are you girlies grateful for today?” In the current state of our world with COVID-19, there is a lot of worry and uncertainty. I believe it is crucial toContinue reading “What are you grateful for?”
Why do this? I’m 25, in a new career, just bought a house and still have this continuous feeling of not knowing what I am doing with my life. I go through waves of anxiety- did I say the wrong thing? Make the wrong decision? Is this what I should be doing with my life?Continue reading “Introduction”