Self Sabotage

It’s 5:00 am. I have been up since 4:20 am when my daughter called to me over her monitor. I haven’t slept well these past few nights, so at least this morning I have an excuse to be up. My house is dark and quiet. Having had an early morning potty session my canine companions […]

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Parenting Is Not For The Faint of Heart

From the arm chair in my bedroom, I sit looking out of the nearly floor to ceiling windows at the giant snowflakes that are falling from the sky. They join the previously fallen flakes and pieces of ice creating a tranquil wintry scene. I can recall with vivid imagery, similar scenes from my childhood. I […]

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Exposed…

…and loving it! My husband and I recently had a much needed date night at The Hall Arts Hotel in Dallas. Dubbed “approachable luxury” this art-filled escape in the Dallas Arts District provided visually stunning abstract pieces, beautiful black and white photographs and unique statues and sculptures. The drinks at the hotel bar are named […]

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Accepting Change

Twenty twenty-one was a year defined by change for me. My husband and I decided to take advantage of the budding real estate market and sell our house. We needed something a little larger, for only a short three years until our oldest girls move on to college, so we decided to rent. Our first […]

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Current

I feel short of breath and depleted I have been fighting against an ocean current  That at any moment will pull me beneath Rather than resist anymore I wonder what it would be like to succumb to the pull To let the water wrap me in a supportive embrace And fill my ears, drowning out […]

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Dear 16 year-old Me

When Mom and Dad split it sucked. It felt like we’d lost everything we knew and loved. We lost the space that wasn’t perfect, but it was familiar and safe. We got forced into new, unknown territory and it was scary and uncomfortable. But not allowing our feelings to be what they were means feeling […]

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