William: Our Autism Journey Update

This week marks the last week of William being taught by his beloved preschool teacher Ms. Launa. William has been in Ms. Launa’s class since he began attending preschool in 2014. William has an Individualized Education Program (IEP) and because we are in the Laguna Beach school district William is in school Monday through Friday … Continue reading William: Our Autism Journey Update

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5 Things to Consider: Dating an Internal Processor

As an introvert and non-verbal (internal) processor, I find myself to be a walking contradiction, I love talking to people and seeing who they really are. I ask a lot of questions to gain information to create a blueprint of who this person is. I find it to be thrilling. The contradiction I find myself … Continue reading 5 Things to Consider: Dating an Internal Processor

Surviving Motherhood as an Introvert {Without a Mama Wolfpack}

I’m naturally shy and a true introvert at heart. When I got my first job at 16, at a retail store, {where I had to talk to strange people everyday} I learned how to send an “Outgoing Ambassador” of myself out into the world. I realized that my true self was better left at home … Continue reading Surviving Motherhood as an Introvert {Without a Mama Wolfpack}

Going Back to Work {kicking and screaming}

As the prospect of going back to work encroaches closer and closer I find myself becoming deeply entrenched in self-doubt. After all, the phrase "going back to work" implies that you have somewhere in the professional world to go back to. I've been a stay at home mom for the past six years and by … Continue reading Going Back to Work {kicking and screaming}

Pursuing My Dream

  In April I finished writing my first complete novel. It is currently a little over 43,000 words and it is a fantasy fiction novel for Middle Grade readers. It was absolutely thrilling to write and I already have the story lines for books two and three for a potential series. Writing a novel in … Continue reading Pursuing My Dream

A Busy Mom’s Guide to Staying Sane in a Zero Chill Environment

  We recently brought home a chocolate lab puppy, Nestlè. He is delightful, full of energy and fits right into our crazy world. My kiddos absolutely adore him, as do my husband and I. We have been wanting to become puppy parents for a long time. We had dog names picked out before we had … Continue reading A Busy Mom’s Guide to Staying Sane in a Zero Chill Environment

I Found Myself Today

I found myself today Enjoying the games I love to play Being myself to a tee And feeling as happy as can be I’ve heard that fish will never fly But somehow I think that is a lie Oh dear one can’t you see  That your beautiful fins are the strongest wings  That help you … Continue reading I Found Myself Today