Unmute Yourself: A message from your white friend

I’ve been scared to write. I used to blog at least once a month. I’ve been blogging since 2011. I’m known for being mouthy on my blogs, tackling sensitive issues, and being quite opinionated. I came from a Mormon conservative blogger background to a political, hands-in-all-pots, I’ve-got-something-to-say, Most-liberal-republican-you’ll-ever-meet blogger. But then BLM happened. The trend … More Unmute Yourself: A message from your white friend

In small spaces

I woke up with a sweaty little foot in my face. And no, it wasn’t my husband. My toddler woke up in the night with a nightmare and he found his way between us, and like clockwork, he turned horizontally and pushed both of us to the edges of the what’s supposed to be a … More In small spaces

I never knew why mom put the earrings back: Until now.

Anyone with a child knows how freaking hard it is. The financial, emotional, spiritual weight that comes along with parenting. The worries. The late nights. The constant “Am I doing this right?!” Anyone with two children knows it even better. Three, and you’ve got suffocation half the week and brief panic attacks in the car. … More I never knew why mom put the earrings back: Until now.

An ode to my love

When did you know you loved me? I asked last night. I’m one of these cheesy wives that often whispers, “Tell me something beautiful” just because I like to hear him talk. *About me, of course.* Usually he doesn’t answer things like this the way I imagine he would–he just says a vague time frame … More An ode to my love