How to Survive the Holiday Blues
Holiday Blues Tips #holiday #healthy #sad #holidayloss
Clean up on Aisle 7...for my holiday blues tears. The holidays can be tough y'all! Family strife and issues seem to be magnified around this time of year because it's generally a time for families to come together and show love. This isn't always the case. Many families struggle and have strained relationships on top of blended family logistics. Mine is no exception. As I rushed down each aisle of Kroger for last minute ingredients, I received a call. You...

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Shattered, Torn, Together Slowly: My Heart One Year after Losing my Brother
How to Cope with Grief as a Mother
Shattered, Torn, Together Slowly I'm writing this post nearly one year after losing my brother. Shattered, torn, together slowly are words from a poem I wrote as a 13 year old girl.  Hard to believe what was going through my mind to write those words at that young age. Then I quickly recall my life as a teen and how turbulent it was for our family during that time. Our parents' marriage was ending.  We were facing change among the...

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