Today You Are Thirteen

You. Are. A. Teenager ....more

Who I Am (Then and Now)

Two years ago we walked in honor and memory of our loved ones who died by suicide. Two years ago I was new to being a coach. Two years ago I was learning to navigate life with moderate generalized anxiety disorder ....more

Today You Are Seven

Last night, when I tucked you into bed for the last time as a six-year-old, you asked me if it was okay for you to read a book to help you get sleepy. That is one of the biggest changes this year… You can read! And you really enjoy it! ...more

How I Feel (Then and Now)

I love before and after pics!...more

Who Me? (Then and Now)

12 1/2 years between these two pictures… ⌛️ Sean was almost 6 months old and I had just turned 29. In some ways it seems like so long ago and yet I can also remember a lot about what 29 year old me felt like. ♥️ I was adjusting to life as a new mom, still nursing, and sleep deprived ....more

Eating on Vacation (Then and Now)

What stories do your family pictures tell? Do they remind you of special times you spent together? ...more

My Family and Me (Then and Now)

Then (2003): I had just taken my first BFP (positive pregnancy test)! Now (2016): I am mom to three awesome and unique children (a son in 7th grade, a daughter in Heaven since she was born and died in April 2008, and a daughter in 1st grade)! Then (2003): I had an expensive private gym membership that I rarely used, and wasn’t a very healthy eater, though I did take prenatal vitamins, just in case (as we’d been trying for 8 months to start our family) ....more

The Unimaginable

Every now and then I find a song that touches my heart and soul so deeply that I cannot stop listening to it. Even less often I find a story or a soundtrack, in this case both, that has the same effect on me. This is...more

On Feminism at 41

It started with watching American Crime Story: The People Vs. OJ Simpson. The main focus was clearly meant to be on OJ’s innocence or lack there of, as well as racism and police misconduct ....more

Remembering Molly (8 years) ~ Happy Birthday Baby Girl!

Happy 8th Heavenly Birthday, Molly Marie! Eight years later, time goes by fast Got my memories and they will last I try to keep it simple ‘cuz I hate goodbyes I try to keep it simple by telling myself that I, I will remember you and all of the things that we’ve gone through There is so much I can say, but words get in the way so We’re not together, I will remember you I will remember you We’re a picture in my mind And when I wanna find you, I just close my eyes You’ll never be that far from me so don’t say goodbye ‘cuz You’ll never be that far from me, I’m telling myself that I, I will remember you and all of the things that we’ve gone through There is so much I can say, but words get in the way so We’re not together, I will remember you. ~ Ryan Cabrera I listened to that song, “I Will Remember You,” by Ryan Cabrera so many times the year you were born and died ....more
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