My 5 Favorite Etsy Shops

While I enjoy a trip to Target or Marshalls like any other, there is something special about owning items which are hand crafted by someone sitting in their home office.  To support a small business means to directly help a family and the artist to achieve something in their life. […]

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Download: Period Tracker

There are numerous sounds coming from outside of the house as our plumber deals with the emergency situation in the SL household.  A rush to the bathroom in the early hours of the morning alerted me to the fact that we had little to no water coming out of any […]

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How I Learned to Accept Myself

All throughout middle and high school, I was a nerd.  Let me correct this: I was a NERD. Capitalized, bolded, and italicized, n. e. r. d. Nerd.  Especially in middle school while I was adjusting to the different culture, I was the “good student” for all of the teachers and […]

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Dear Auntie, I Really Do Have An Illness

Recently I was involuntarily involved in a conversation that went a little something like this: Auntie: What is wrong? Are you alright?  Me: Oh, I just ate something off last night and it didn’t effect me very well.  I’m just very tired today.  Auntie: Let me tell you something…  hasn’t […]

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