This month an interesting parenting situation presented itself. Honestly as a parent we find ourselves in a plethora of situations we would not have anticipated. Taylor keeps us on our toes, constantly challenging us to learn and grow right along with her. This time however, it was someone else who made us consider all sorts… Continue reading Doing it better than before
For generations conversations have been avoided. If it can make someone uncomfortable it was not discussed. Topics such as: sex, aids, stds, rape, suicide, even money in some families were taboo. But these things are happening all around us. After brining up the television series, 13 Reasons Why with someone who played a large part in raising… Continue reading Let’s talk
So Maybe... if I was told that consent was mandatory... I would have known it wasn't my fault. if uncomfortable conversations had taken place... I would have tried to tell you again when you didn't listen to me or what I was telling you through my tears the first time... if I hadn't been a… Continue reading So maybe…
Lately, believe it or not, I have been feeling "normal". Whatever that means...right? I guess I have been feeling like the old me (mostly), the pre-transverse myelitis me. I have been existing and pushing myself and going going going. My body decided that I needed a nudge to cool my jets. Now, by nudge I… Continue reading Unwelcomed Reminder
Today I have been overcome by irritation. I am annoyed. This person is someone who values appearance and perception more than honesty and integrity. While spending the afternoon with at a gathering this person continued to talk over people, interrupt and correct them. It has always been this way, but some days I have a… Continue reading Not My Choice via Samsung Galaxy
I feel like Humpty Dumpty. The Humpty Dumpty who can never stay put together for long. Not today. Not for me.