Our Friendship-Their Parenting

As a kid my brother and I were close but when we were little we always told on each other. My parents grew tired of it. They told us to stop telling on each other and to work it out. “Work it out” those three words led the bond of a lifetime. We were not…

Lose myself

I was reminded of the song “lose myself by Lauryn Hill” as I read Jen Hatmaker’s book Interrupted (The expanded version is coming out soon. Get it. You won’t be sorry). In cooperate America, its very clear that in order to gain “success” you have to climb your way to the top. One of the…

Jumping In

My mom is not a hoarder by any means. In fact as a child, if something was missing I knew my mom threw it away. If it was’t being used it was gone- just like that. We always had to clean out our closet and give our clothes away before we could get any new…

I love orphans.

I was a case manager for a year and a half and I got to to work with children in foster care. Before earning a degree in social work, I was very ignorant about the foster care system. I did not know if orphanages still existed in the US or if children were just in…

Try

Its no secret that Colbie Caillat hit the jackpot with her song Try. Women all over the world are embracing the message of her song. I never realized how much I could relate to the words of her song until yesterday after listening to it several times. Since I was a little girl, I struggled…

I Thought I Knew What I Was Doing (Part 2)

So many of us are at pivotal times in our life right now. Maybe you just graduated college and you still don’t know what to do with your life,you are the “best aunt ever” but you really want to get married and have your own kids, the career path you chose isn’t that exciting, you…

I Thought I knew What I Was Doing.

As a young adult, we have grand plans for our life and where we see ourselves or we don’t have any plans at all and we are just seeing where life takes us. Regardless, either way presents some challenges. Most likely our plans have changed about 203938473 times (okay, I’m exaggerating but you get the…

Dream Crushers…

As a dreamer and trailblazer I lend to the optimistic side of things. I am looking forward to the future. I am excited about this God idea for starting Hannah’s Hope and I have so much faith and belief in it. I did not realize how much subtle opposition I would face from the people…