Try A Little Tenderness

It's been nine months since my husband and I separated. In that time I have printed and filled out divorce papers twice, with the full intent to file. I went through an entire emotional process: blocking his contact information (social media, cell phone, work number, emails), deleted all photographical remnants of our time together; like …

On the Seventh Day She Rested. And the Eighth.

Face Mask, Wine Down and Kaftan. This world wide time out has been a restful one. My life pre-quarantine was a constant go; working an hour and a half away in another city, working at two high schools, volunteering at my son’s school for theor various extracirricular activites- football, basketball, track, musical theater, being my …

Two Point Eight

I have spent nearly all of my adult life on the wish, hope, prayer, determination, aspiration, and dream of having my college degree. I became a mom in the middle of my freshman year. I made the decision to devote my time to being a mom to my sons; educational attempts were made with decent …

Coping With Coffee

Amid the country's crisis, I am in one of my own; #AloneTogether with seven people. That's been my normal since practicing conscious uncoupling six months ago. In theses times of unknown, I am so grateful to be surrounded by family and most importantly not carry the stress of running an entire household solo. But being …