Sending My Child Back to School Makes Me Sad

This post is publishing today, which must mean my sweet little boy has gone back to Kindergarten after 3 weeks off for the winter holidays. I know many parents count down to this day, and there's even a Christmas song that mentions parents looking forward to their kids going back to school. But I'm not … Continue reading Sending My Child Back to School Makes Me Sad

Mom Message: To the Schools

I never intended to write anything like this here now that I've changed my blog up to supporting stories, but sometimes I need this to be my platform. My oldest child started Kindergarten at the end of last month. It's been a big month of changes, from having to get up earlier to having to … Continue reading Mom Message: To the Schools

Gates to Asphodel, Chapter 14

Recap: Corey’s parents had an argument about her and were found dead the next morning. Corey then meets Detective Skylar Adams. She is later adopted by Helen and Andy. Two years later, Corey is in school and meets a friend, Terese, and the class bully, Sandra. One day, two students are found dead and Corey meets … Continue reading Gates to Asphodel, Chapter 14

Gates to Asphodel, Chapter 13

Recap: Corey’s parents had an argument about her and were found dead the next morning. Corey then meets Detective Skylar Adams. She is later adopted by Helen and Andy. Two years later, Corey is in school and meets a friend, Terese, and the class bully, Sandra. One day, two students are found dead and Corey meets … Continue reading Gates to Asphodel, Chapter 13

Gates to Asphodel, Chapter 8

Recap: Corey’s parents had an argument about her and were found dead the next morning. Corey then meets Detective Skylar Adams. She is later adopted by Helen and Andy. Two years later, Corey is in school and meets a friend, Terese, and the class bully, Sandra. One day, two students are found dead and Corey meets … Continue reading Gates to Asphodel, Chapter 8

What If…?

What If I took my child to school one day And sent him off with a hug and kiss and "have a good day" And watched him run, carefree and happy and laughing? What if I went home and changed his sheets So he could be surrounded by the soft scent of lavender As he … Continue reading What If…?

Gates to Asphodel, Chapter 7

Recap: Corey’s parents had an argument about her and were found dead the next morning. Corey then meets Detective Skylar Adams. She is later adopted by Helen and Andy. Two years later, Corey is in school and meets a friend, Terese, and the class bully, Sandra. One day, two students are found dead and Corey meets … Continue reading Gates to Asphodel, Chapter 7

Celebrating Mothers: Reflection on Being a Mom by New Mama’s Reflections

The Lily Cafe is thrilled to be celebrating mothers this month and is honored to be able to share this lovely reflection on motherhood by New Mama's Reflections! As this years’ Mother’s Day approaches, I have slightly informed my husband not to forget that I am now a mom and our daughter is too little … Continue reading Celebrating Mothers: Reflection on Being a Mom by New Mama’s Reflections

Gates to Asphodel, Chapter 6

Recap: Corey's parents had an argument about her and were found dead the next morning. Corey then meets Detective Skylar Adams. She is later adopted by Helen and Andy. Two years later, Corey is in school and meets a friend, Terese, and the class bully, Sandra. One day, two students are found dead and Corey meets … Continue reading Gates to Asphodel, Chapter 6

Celebrating Mothers: Motherhood by Unconventional Mami

The Lily Cafe is thrilled to celebrate mothers this May and is honored to host Unconventional Mami! I thought I knew how to live and love before the birth of my son. I thought I was a caring, determined, motivated, nonjudgmental, optimistic, responsible, strong, seized the day kind of person before he came into my … Continue reading Celebrating Mothers: Motherhood by Unconventional Mami