For Marie

Hi Mama, When I was a kid, you would give me letters to mail that were addressed to God. An envelope full of pages of your prayers, your pain, your hopes dropped in a blue box was a normal thing for me to do. Now that you aren't here, I decided to do the same.... Continue Reading →


Checking Myself: Old Wounds

I had the overwhelming desire a few days ago to contact an ex-boyfriend. I was tempted so many times to pick up the phone and call or send an email. Fingers hovering over letters and numbers on the threshold of opening a can of worms I decided two and a half years ago to close.... Continue Reading →

Dear Men…

There is nothing wrong with you having a conversation with your daughters about sex and male-female relationships. It’s not only the mother’s job to provide guidance and advice about something as important as that. I’m not talking about the standard “You can’t date until you’re 35” or threats of what will happen to them if... Continue Reading →

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