How?

I have hope that there is more. I have a greater hope, call me crazy, that life is a lot more than getting a college degree, getting a job, having a family and being a super mom. I fit the mold-in every single thing I just mentioned, I do everyday. The worst thing is is…

The Post Single Mom

One of the constant fears that I have is messing it up-the whole thing, just doing it wrong. I’ve slowly realized that it is okay to mess up and it is also okay to realize that. In introducing a man to my three year old that she sees do everything a ‘dad’ should do is…

Our Weekend 

This weekend we escaped the over bearing same day routine and traveled to Boise, ID for a BSU football game with Chris and his loving family. Trips like this remind me how good I have it. I was surrounded by people that I love doing things that I love. It’s an important reminder to find…

Our First Vacation

Last summer before the school year began I realized that despite my best efforts, I was stressed, tired, and needed to take a breath. I decided to pack our things and go the the happiest place on Earth. It felt good to take a breath from our bust daily lives and travel, even if it…

Christian M.

In the midst of my struggles as a new single mom I was not looking for anyone. I was going to do it alone and let the world know that I could do it. Well… something else was in store for me… I began my junior year at ISU last fall. If anyone knows the…

The Beginning…

I wasn’t sure what the beginning was anymore… I had a life, the typical young, but extremely happy family, I had it. Then, it was gone. I don’t mean to start a pitty party, but it was the hardest thing I have ever had to do. I had to fend for myself and start over….

My daughter.

Alyiah is my three year old and also known as the light of my life. The quirks of this little one make my life so much better everyday. She is loving, fiercely independent and quick to claiming herself as my daughter. There is so much passion in everything that she does. I am so glad to claim…

Me.

I am a hell of a mom, daughter, sister, student, friend, and everything else in between.