Gift of Light

"Let your smile change the world, don't let the world change your smile."

Make a Difference Instead

We all have a story. Either bad, good, easy or challenging. There has been something in our life that has put us where we are right here and right now. I sit and reflect where I am and I'm struggling... Continue Reading →

Grieve,Support, Love,Pain,Heal …Option B

So I am supposed to be ¬†working on my homework but I don't want to forget these thoughts... So I follow Ellen Degeneres and all the lives she has touched today she had Sheryl Sandberg share her story and her... Continue Reading →

Our Break Up

Dear mom and dad, I am healing. There are some things that were done and said that we cannot take back. I get it... nobody is perfect. Do you remember ever having a broken heart from a break up? How... Continue Reading →

Alcohol You took them From me

I think back. Think back to a weekend that alcohol wasn't involved. Birthday parties? Nope there was alcohol. Graduation? Alcohol. Fights Alcohol. Weekdays? Alcohol. It became a pattern to see the times they would drink these fights would get worse... Continue Reading →

Mental Awareness

My heart goes out to those in the shooting this afternoon. Its saddens my heart to know this happened at another elementary school. What blew my mind is when my boyfriend texted me she was a special needs teacher AND... Continue Reading →

What’s worse a spanking or threat?

You know I just had a flashback when we lived in the condo. Just my parents and I. I was on Summer or winter break and we were given a reading log to track our reading. I used to struggle... Continue Reading →

Lucky to be your Sister

Autism Awareness Month... In honor of this month I would like to share how lucky I am to be a big sister to such an amazing young man. One of the sweetest, loving, caring, warm person you would meet.  I... Continue Reading →

Mental Health and Exercise

I got back home at 8am from a morning hike with a friend. It felt really nice to start my day by exercising with a safe zone. Although I may be out of shape having a friend there pushed me... Continue Reading →

To Mourn but to Realize

He called me the other night and texted me today I feel he is beginning to realize. It is sad to say we lost my uncle in a way that will scar our family. My dad reached out to me... Continue Reading →

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