Many say our generations have been raised very differently. Some say that our previous generations were raised with humility at the core. This message that you aren’t that special and you must work to prove your worthiness, maybe even to the point of perfection. This message was especially delivered with that sense that you must …

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My first television interview on the book and blog. So thankful that Great Day St. Louis on KMOV was willing to help me break the silence. If you found this post enjoyable, inspiring, helpful, hopeful, interesting or even infuriating 😉, please take the time and the chance to share it through your social media! More shares means …

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I’ve been having a slight existential crisis lately; between finishing up the book, Ever Upward and coming up on a year of submitting to agents and publishers (over 220 of them) and the success (although the desire for more) of this blog and my continued journey in finding my faith again and today being the two year …

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“You see a therapist?!?” I think this question is posed for several reasons. But, if I practiced mind reading, which I never recommend doing, this is what I think is really behind this question: Only really crazy people have to see a therapist! But you’re a therapist, shouldn’t you have this all figured out? Chin up! Can’t …

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Taking the scariest step in my short writing career, I nearly panicked when I submitted to a well known mom blog as a childfree mother. And yet, here I am, in complete awe of the warm embrace I’ve received from the light and love of this ever upward lighted path. This post inspired by the WordPress Weekly Writing …

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I am not a mother. I wanted to be a mother. I fought very hard to be a mother. I paid a lot of money and put my body (and my surrogate’s body) through synthetic hormonal hell to be a mother. But, I am not a mother. At least in the common definition of mother. And yet, …

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