Your Relationships Matter

One of my 2020 goals is to improve my relationships with family and friends. These last few years have been difficult. Moving out of state, custody modification with my son, an emotional breakdown. I laid low last year. Embarrassed at how my life changed in three years time. People that were there for me in… Continue reading Your Relationships Matter

#2020goals

What is 2020? The start of a new decade. 20/20 vision, clarity and focus. Purpose. New Starts. New Endings. 2019 was the year of deep introspection, personal growth, and recovering from codependency. It was a year of forgiveness and acceptance. It was messy, necessary, and soul cleansing. I don't like to keep "New Year's Resolutions".… Continue reading #2020goals

What Mother’s Day Means to Me

This is the second year I spent Mother's Day without my son. Granted, last year I was homeless and broke. This year I was just too broke to drive to Naples to see him. He did send me a text message today with a picture he drew for me. I will speak to him on… Continue reading What Mother’s Day Means to Me

Helping Your Socially Awkward Tween

Being the parent of a socially awkward tween is difficult and heartbreaking. I was a socially akward kid all through school, and to see my son experience this social awkwardness is hard to deal. My son's name is Michael. He is 11 years old and in 6th grade. Michael, or Mike, as his father and… Continue reading Helping Your Socially Awkward Tween