Divine Mother, You Have Always Been There

Recently, the LDS church released an essay on Heavenly Mother. Many rejoiced in this message and some were critical, as if this message had come too late, or is not pronounced enough. This essay is solely based on my thoughts regarding this topic. My first recollection that I knew I Continue reading

Broken

The other day I called a trusted friend for some strength and advice. My week has been a rough one. My baby had broken out in hives from a strawberry allergy and was not sleeping well, I had had been hurt by a close friend, I needed to make some Continue reading

The Window

I was created in the year 2001. I remember the warm day I was installed in my home. I had known I was to be in a home, but I was not sure of my final placement. I secretly hoped and dreamed that I would be placed in the kitchen. Continue reading

Wisdom

12 Things I want My Kids To Know (an ongoing list in no particular order)

1. Validation is elusive. Don’t spend your life seeking it. You may feel that all you need is to be validated for your hard work, for your clean room, for your skills. Even when you get that pat on the back and words of validation, it will always seem to Continue reading

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Broken

The other day I called a trusted friend for some strength and advice. My week has been a rough one. My baby had broken out in hives from a strawberry allergy and was not sleeping well, I had had been hurt by a close friend, I needed to make some Continue reading

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Chapter One: I Am

I am the youngest of 8 children, 4 boys, 4 girls. My oldest sister and I are 20 years apart. I was an aunt at 3 months old. The space between me and the next sibling is 5 years. From the time I was 14 I lived alone at home. Continue reading