I Will Rise: The Reality of Depression

As most of you know, my life has dramatically changed since 2018. My brother passed away and two months later my two precious sons were diagnosed with an incurable disease. These events changed me as a person. I went from a carefree normal mom, to a grieving special needs mother with no idea how to Read More

How to Stay Afloat When Anxiety Weighs You Down

People often have a hard time understanding something they’ve never experienced. My husband recently read an article about loving someone with anxiety, it was eye opening for him, and for me. It made me realize I’ve never explained my struggles in my own words. I hope this will help someone dealing with anxiety or empathize Read More

For Such A Time As This…

On May 7th 2018, the neurologist called my cell phone around seven at night. As I sat down slowly I listened intently to the doctor’s words. I felt sweaty, sick, and scared. My heart began to flutter painfully. He spoke quickly, but I barely found words to reply. Hot tears streamed down my face. I Read More

When It Rains It Pours…Dealing with Grief

I love when it rains. I love the sound it makes as it pitter-patters on my window, I love the smell of the crisp, damp air, and of course I love any excuse to hibernate inside my cozy house for the day. Rain is important and has value. Rain serves a great purpose. I’ve been Read More

Be the Light

We live in a dark world. Politics have turned people against each other, evil has become a part of our everyday lives, and sadly God is being pushed further and further away. I, for one, can’t even begin to imagine the state of the world in future years to come. Our kids deserve a better Read More

A Letter To My Weary Soul

Dear Weary, Worn Out Mother, I know you’re tired today. I know you feel like a failure. Yesterday was rough, wasn’t it? The doctor’s office made you wait too long, the shot your daughter had made her sick and fussy. You knew it wouldn’t last long, but you still felt overwhelmed by the tears. You Read More