5 years old:
I stood and stared, for hours, out of the window of our New York apartment building waiting for my father to show up. It was my birthday. He never showed up. I don’t remember much about New York, but I remember looking out of that window for a long time. I remember waiting. Continue reading
“She’s not my mom. She just gave birth to me.” That’s what I told the judge. I was 13 yrs old and had recently run away from the children’s home. He gave me the option to go back, live with my mom or put myself in foster care. Continue reading
Recently I heard someone explaining the key to having good relationships and friendships, and they compared it to a checking account.
Once you’ve established an account, you want to make sure the account stays in the positive and that it grows over time. Continue reading
English is not mom’s first language and though she can speak English well, she sometimes gets her words mixed up.
When teaching people how to crochet, she will often point to a book and tell them to look at the diaphragm.
Sometimes she helps with groceries and buys paper toilet for the bathrooms and Fruit of the Loops for breakfast. Continue reading
Posts should resume by Friday, May 26.
My laptop is currently lying upside down trying to survive a cup of southern sugary sweet tea. While it dries out throughly I am traveling for a couple of days.
We will know Thursday if the laptop survives or if I get to upgrade (do I sound to excited about that?).
In the meantime I’ll be reading and commenting on other’s blogs, and maybe a short post or two from my phone 😬.
Have a great week everyone 😬.
It’s my BLOGIVERSARY! One month ago to this exact date I finally overcame my fear of the unknown and started a wordpress account as a tool to help me become more consistent with writing and to share funny, inspirational, or guiding moments of life.
Thank you to the people who inspired and motivated me to start, thank you to those that email or check on me face to face to make sure I’m staying consistent, thank you to all my followers who read, like, comment and also motivate me to keep sharing and to keep getting better and better. Especially those of you who are enjoying the Mom Moments. I’m grateful that I’ve been given the opportunity to get to know her as I never have before (I’ll write more about the whys and hows of all that eventually). She’s is a beautiful woman with a huge heart who says the most hilarious things ❤️.