A Story With a Rainbow at the End

A Story With a Rainbow at the End

When you lose a baby, there is this shadow. There is this darkness you inherit. Sometimes it fades into the background of your life, but sometimes, it does come back. When I got a positive pregnancy test on June 7th, I bit my lip hard between my teeth and held it there while I stared into […]

Pretty in PinkBlush: How to Embrace Your “Mom-Bod” with Style [Free Giveaway]

Pretty in PinkBlush: How to Embrace Your “Mom-Bod” with Style [Free Giveaway]

I call it: the closet crisis. It’s that moment when you’re looking at endless outfits in horror…scanning through thousands of hangers holding styles that once were “so you,” but are now “so yesterday,” or worse, “so many years ago.” For me, this happened a few months postpartum. I was standing in front of a sea of crop tops, […]

Poem: Carrol & Dolores

Poem: Carrol & Dolores

This poem was written in January 2012 in honor of my Grandpa “Pete.” My grandpa died of Parkinson’s and Dementia; his wife Dolores, along with all of his children and grandchildren, took care of him for many months in his home as he slowly passed. I wrote this poem in reflection of a day I spent […]