How I Let Go of the Woman I Wanted to Be

  I spent years molding myself into my ideal woman. I had a vision for who she would be. I was fairly certain that, with enough work, I could make her happen. I could be all the things: educated, well dressed, articulate, political, logical, and – the end goal...

The Single Most Important Question for 2016

January 1st is my favorite day of the year. While the day itself holds no magic and can’t guarantee resolution success, it’s a time of new beginnings, new goals, and reflections on what worked in the year past. I shared on Instagram today a few of my goals...

Why You Don’t Have to Feel Like a Failure

They say not to cry over spilled milk. Whoever said that must not have been breastfeeding. For my unmarried and childless readers, this experience may not be relatable at the moment. So you’ll have to take my word for it when I say breastfeeding is harder than...

Why Uncertainty Is Necessary

A few days ago I received my Commencement packet in the mail. As I flipped through the pages, I was in something of a daze considering how long this day has been in coming. Hours of late night work, crying over papers I was sure would be the death of me, doing my best...