I was not the "pretty girl" growing up. Which means that boys were not really into me. I was the sort of funny, sort of annoying side-kick that all the pretty girls brought along so they could make out with boys while I played video games or shot pool with the boy sidekick. The forever… Continue reading Praying for a Future Spouse
Remember before. Before you had kids of your own and you made mental notes about how you would never do this or that or the other? Yup. Me too. Remember when you were pregnant and women (and men) of all ages came out of the woodwork to give you advice? Yup. Me too. How'd that work out for you… Continue reading What do you mean there’s no Instruction Manual?
Dear Friend, Thank you for being - you. Always. Even when life takes us different places physically or socially or emotionally I know that you are always thinking of me as I am thinking of you. When we go a day or a week or a month without chatting I don't worry, because I know… Continue reading An Open Letter to My Best Friend
You know what my favorite thing about friendship is? That it comes and goes. You know what my least favorite thing about friendship is? That it comes and goes. I love that different seasons of life bring different friendships and new bonds. I hate that this same thing, because though I'm extrovert through and through… Continue reading All the Besties…
Flashback with me to the 1990s: New Kids on the Block and Best Friend necklaces were the raddest thing on the planet. the latter of those was imperative to survival as a fifth grade girl. No worries for me, I wore my half of a Best Friend necklace proudly to school, sitting next to, and… Continue reading BE FRI…A Lesson in Patience