My inner critic is harsh. Let's just be brutally honest here: my inner critic is a true mean-to-the-bone, socially unacceptable bitch. You know the type: They put you down every chance they get. They blame you for everything wrong that happens. Why did the boyfriend leave? You. Why did you not get that job you... Continue Reading →
Finding My Way Back
Everyone struggles in life. Sometimes it takes us down a dark path, but we must always keep trudging along to find the way out. Lately, I have been feeling down. I lie. It has actually been over a year now. I have kept my distance from friends, my house is becoming a disaster, and I... Continue Reading →
Welcome 2017! The Year of Writing
This new year is a year to feel positive, to be determined, to work intentionally, and to live life to the fullest. Where did all that come from? Well... The past few months of 2016 have been hard for me. Towards the end of 2016, I felt like I had lost my way... Continue Reading →
Free ebook? But What the he!! is Synesthesia?!
This weekend, my children's book is free on Amazon. The Girl Who Saw Words is unique in that it describes what life is like with Synesthesia. So...what the hell is Synesthesia? Some believe that Synesthesia is basically just "crossed-wiring" in the brain. It is basically when two or more senses are intertwined. There are many... Continue Reading →
Book Sale Preview!
Get ready, get set... and GO! May 2 through May 4th THE GIRL WHO SAW WORDS will be on sale on Amazon for 99 cents! Mark your calendars! ❤ Book Trailer "The Girl Who Saw Words"
The End of Summer
Today is officially my last day of summer. I woke up to my four-year-old sliding in bed with me and snuggling. There is no better way to start the day than that. However, it makes the thought of waking up tomorrow and going to work a hard one. I am excited to have the new... Continue Reading →
Finding the Motivation to Write
I grew up with a love of reading. Writing and reading have always been an escape that I truly cherish, especially in my college years. Writing is a passion of mine, but it also just extreme fun and, at times, it feels like my therapy. It can be all of those things, yet sometimes I have... Continue Reading →
Save the Puppy
As a teacher, it is bittersweet that the school year has come to an end. I absolutely adore my students and their parents. I truly do. Due to being a career changer, I (at times) feel like I don't fit in with the "meant-to-be" teachers. They always knew they wanted to be a teacher. I... Continue Reading →