Category Archives: real talk

Pressure

Is it just me…or is the new trend social media shaming these days? You’ve probably seen one of the many articles or videos out, about how we all need to put down the phones and socialize. And yes, I do agree … Continue reading

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When It’s Quiet

It’s a strange thing, feeling this divided. Split in two…incomplete. For the most part, I can shuffle through my daily tasks and to-do list. It’s the quiet moments that it catches me, that feeling of being divided. Almost like feeling … Continue reading

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Reservations About Solo Parenting

There are two days until Matt leaves for a month. I can’t express how much I’m going to miss his company, his presence in the house we share. I can’t express how much I am going to miss having his … Continue reading

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The Thing About Easter…

I wouldn’t say I don’t believe in a deity, I just haven’t given much thought to religion. I was raised to believe in God, but that he doesn’t take attendance and so long as you’re a good and kind person, … Continue reading

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The Reins

When I was a little girl, I used to dream of having my own horse. I wanted to go on trail rides, I wanted to jump and gallop. I wanted to brush my horse, feed it and yes…even clean out … Continue reading

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“I’m not one to judge, but…”

Every time someone says “I’m not one to judge, but…“, the next thing to fall out of their mouth is undoubtedly judgmental. We all do it. I’ve done it, before I caught myself. If you’re going to make a judgmental … Continue reading

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Resilience, Perseverance

People love to talk about me…and I don’t know why, but the things I do (or don’t do) really interest them. I guess I’m a big deal (although I don’t really know why). I’m a sensitive person. It’s not that … Continue reading

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