• So what do you do when you have a baby at 18 and that baby goes through all of your ups and downs and eventually turns into an 18 year old high school graduate? You take them on a road trip to celebrate. Honestly, that’s the shortened version. Very very very shortened. That story involves… [Continue Reading]

    Road Tripping to Virginia as a Graduation Gift
  • Grieving a loss over the course of years is wearing on the soul. Watching someone, especially your mother, slowly disappear before your eyes is devastating. There are things no one tells you when a parent receives an early onset Alzheimer’s diagnosis. One can assume and attempt to prepare for, but you don’t really understand it… [Continue Reading]

    Peace after Alzheimer’s: Saying Goodbye to my Mother
  • Stay – Eat – Play As a mom who tends to travel alone, I try to pick and choose locations based on a number of factors. As the age of my kids have changed, so have the factors. Picking and choosing destinations that make me feel comfortable traveling alone with my kids at any age… [Continue Reading]

    Traveling as a Single Mom- Hilton Head Edition
  • My son and I took a quick trip to Knoxville TN this past Saturday. Tickets to see Broadway’s farewell tour of Rent called for a day trip to walk around and find good food. Priorities, you know?! I’m pretty sure when he opened the gift Christmas morning to see tickets to Rent, that I was… [Continue Reading]

    Knoxville TN
  • It was 1 year and 9 months ago that I wrote the blog post about weight loss struggles and learning to love your body. Where I really opened up and got vulnerable with my issues of self-image, struggles with yo-yo dieting and eating disorders. And to be honest, I really thought I would make changes… [Continue Reading]

    Love Your Body