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Current State

So this happened today.

It really is just too much.

I’ll just mail in my fine. I’ll do that not just because I really was speeding, but the last place I want to be is in a courthouse swarming with ‘blue lives’ who may not understand or respect my fear.

My current state is scared.

Hard Stuff

The Threat of Desensitization

Over dinner tonight, Hope and I watched the evening news. During the news, coverage on the murder of Terence Crutcher was shown.

If you haven’t heard of Mr. 803 more words

African American Single Adoptive Mom


I grew up playing sports. You name a sport, I have probably tried it. I am not saying that I was good at every one of them, but I was willing to give it a try if there was an opportunity to win. 311 more words

Hard Stuff

On Loss

It was two years yesterday since I miscarried our first baby.  Just because that sweet life was an unexpected surprise, it didn’t make the pain any less.   997 more words


Hitting the Skids

It’s weeks like this when I really have to sit back, take stock and remind myself that these problems are “normal folk” problems.

No sooner than I hit “post” on my “Hey, I’m living the dream with this whole family thing,” than we are careering into a one-sided fight. 414 more words


Day 7 (the end of the beginning)

Day 7

I’m going to warn you all. This is by far my longest. But I think it’s also my best!

Today’s a hard one to write. 948 more words


Holy. Crap. I forgot what alone time felt like. 😨😨

Child at School: Check.
Boyfriend teaching: Check.
Mommy Alone: Check.
Am I actually ready for this?

I sent my baby to her first day of Kindergarten yesterday morning. 456 more words