Growing Up Pains

I spent my entire ninth birthday crying because I didn’t want to grow up. It was my last year as single digits and it absolutely terrified me. I thought turning 13 would be the end of me. I didn’t want to learn how to drive. I didn’t care about dating. Getting married and leaving my [...]


It’s 9:47 on Halloween night. I have spent the whole day pumping myself up about trick or treaters and passing out candy. I live in a town home and thought there would be a never ending flood of children running to our door. I couldn’t wait to see the costumes. I couldn’t wait to make [...]

1-10 :)

1-10 :)

1. The warmth of my dog nuzzled in next to me as we fall asleep for the night. 2. A new can of paint. 3. Pipeline Punch Monster Energy Drinks 4. Watching the little girl I nanny skip out of preschool each day and tell me about her projects. 5. When Jordan brings me up [...]