Cutting the Strings

Photo by Daria Shevtsova from Pexels I recently had a conversation with someone close to me about cutting the ties that bind us. It can be very hard to cut ties with someone that we have become involved with, someone we have grown to love. The more connections we have to a person (ie. time invested, relationship status…

Daughters and Fathers

I will never forget when custody battles began over my daughter. Her father was emotionally and physically abusive towards me and my son (my son has a different father), but when it came to our daughter, he seemed to completely adore her. He seemed like he genuinely loved her and wanted to be in her…

A Lost Innocence

Who Can Relate? As a child you want to be creative, carefree, without rules. Play, have fun, and do what ever pleases you in the moment. At some point, life steps in an creates all these rules you must follow. Some are easy, most don’t make sense. Some children want to be grown ups and…

Life Lessons

Oftentimes things happen to us and we don't understand why it had to happen. Why me? Why did this have to happen? What did I do to deserve this? Life can really hurt sometimes and even become crippling. Many believe that everything in life happens for a reason. This is true in the sense that…