Hello Darkness My Old Friend

2 years and some change into motherhood, 3 years and some change into marriage, and 29 years and a lot of change into life on this planet I am finding myself asking the same old dark depressing questions as before. Alas…time does not actually change ones perspective of life as I thought it would, though…

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Mental Health Check In – The Mother of All Nihilist Crises.

It is time for a much-need, long-awaited Mental Health Check In. You guys. Being a mom is HARD. It is also the most rewarding, most beneficial, soul altering thing you could possibly do with your life. Holding my kids recharges my soul, I swear they do something to me that nothing else in the known…

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Meet Clara Straight – Missouri Life Magazine Feature

Meet Clara Straight Smiling widely and eager to chat, 100-year-old Clara Straight comes to the door, as birds in nearby bushes and blooming flowers chirp merrily… Clara was born in 1919, and her family moved to Yarrow, southwest of Kirksville, when she was just six weeks old. Her love for nature and painting both came…

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When You Read This, Think of Us

I never knew you. I knew your words. There was something sparked within me upon first discovering your sentences, the way you made your intimate lines dance before me. It made me blush, but not in a physical way. A strong desire to know you grew, but again, not in a physical way. I wanted…

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Question

Feedback time! Is it more important to be connected or off the grid, in your opinion? Does your career only work if you are on social media? Does your personal happiness increase when you are off the grid? This may seem like a silly question to ask to a bunch of bloggers obviously connected, but…

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The BEST YA Literature

This post is all about your feedback, friends! I am compiling a list of the all-time best young adult literature, both modern and classical. YA Lit is one of my favorite genres, though I’m sure I have left off SO MANY good choices. Comment your favorites below! Best YA Literature: Harry Potter Maze Runner Uglies…

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A Sixth Small Thing for You to Know

  Be Strong. Be Thankful. Be Happy. Be Patient. Be Open-Minded Another Small Thing for You to Know: Be Understanding With a family tradition of being hot-headed, stubborn, and to often-times one-sided, I want you to remember to be understanding throughout your life. Try and see other peoples sides of arguments, understand their reasoning, and understand their way…

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