Life

To the birth moms who gave me siblings

To the birth moms who gave me siblings. Dear Birth Moms, Today is World Adoption Day. Maybe you already know that. Maybe you’re totally unaware. I don’t know if you’ve…

Pay Attention: Change v. Transition

Change. It happens to us all. You may be the kind who loves change; you create it in your life. You hop jobs, towns, boyfriends, friend groups, whatever. If your…

Overcoming Jealousy

Admit it. For us girls, it’s just so easy for our hearts to get jealous. I’m not talking about jealousy in a relationship (though that can happen). I’m talking about…

what i most fear

What I Fear The Most

Though it’s been over four years, I still remember the exact moment I sat behind my laptop and clicked “post” to share with the social media world that I had started a blog. I…

what do i do with my life

What am I supposed to do with my life?

A few weeks ago, I had the privilege of speaking to a room full of graduating high school seniors about how to decide their major, future career, or the bigger question we’ve…

Be Human: ask for help

I’m discouraged. I recently realized that is one of the hardest sentiments for me to admit. I hate those words together. Discouraged. It’s so heavy. Admitting I’m discouraged feels like…

Saying Goodbye

You can either run towards something or away from something. A mentor said this to me years ago when reviewing my resume and it stuck with me. When transitioning from…

It’s Time for a Change

For at least a year now, there has been something stirring inside of me. A slight discontent or boredom with what had been my dream job for the last several…

Won’t You Be My Mentor?

Most of us, no matter what life phase we are in, would love to have a mentor. There is something inside of us that longs for someone who is older,…

Why I’m Glad I Didn’t Marry till 30

Even though our culture has dramatically changed, and most women do not marry immediately after college (the median age for American females who wed is 26 years old), I’ve found that…