My Family’s Immigration Story

Let's talk about immigration... The USCIS (U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services) has been the third person in my relationship from the get-go. And let me tell you, it can feel scary even when you've done...

School’s Out Forever … Maybe?

Ok, so first of all...WHAT?! 2020 has slapped us all in the face (maybe a little too hard). Just when we think things can't get any worse / weirder, it does. I will honestly admit,...

How the Enneagram Has Changed Me

So, what's the enneagram anyway? For those of you who may be unfamiliar, the enneagram test is a personality test. It categorizes people into 9 different types: the reformer, the helper, the achiever, the individualist,...

Raising My Son With a Virtual Village

It takes a village to raise a child. My entire life I've heard the expression "it takes a village to raise a child." I completely understand it and it's part of everyone's reality to an...

Music: The Language That Transcends Time

In our house, we love music. Now, I'm not necessarily musically inclined, but my husband enjoys playing guitar and we've always shared music with each other. We have the same taste, and it's always...

Motherhood is Not a Competition

What's with the mom competition, anyway? I can't be the only who has experienced it. Whether it be self inflicted or brought on by other moms in your life, competition among moms can be so...

I’m Not the Teacher I Used to Be

I'm not the teacher I used to be. This sentiment not only rings true because of Covid-19, e-Learning, homeschooling, and all that has been 2020. Teaching is my passion. I love helping people. I love...

How Slowing Down is Giving Me Life

As women, we tend to wear a lot of hats. One minute, I'm in teacher mode. The next, I'm in wife mode. Then it's on to cooking, cleaning, or gardening. Let's not forget that...