When Hate at First Sight Turned into Friendship

It began as a mistake. —Charles Bukowski My life is chalk full of… let’s say…

10 Do’s And Don’ts For Making Friends In A New Place

Making friends in a new place is daunting. Not only do you have to get…

Most of My Relationships Are Long Distance

Approximately five minutes after I became a legal adult (give or take a few months),…

When Your Early 20’s Feel Like Looking For Breadcrumbs From The Universe

    Growing up is weird. It’s this messy struggle of wanting to take new…

OK, So Maybe Being a Biker Chick Isn’t My Calling

All too often I hear the phrase, “This isn’t for you,” and I’m overwhelmed by…

Being a Good Dog Parent Means Muzzling Your Dog

When I adopted my retired racing greyhound, Dobby, he came with his racing muzzle. Muzzles…

Zero Tolerance Is Separating Families

I have been sick to my stomach for almost two months now. I’ve shed tears…

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How Being a Bad Playwright Helped Me Rediscover My Creativity

If you had told the 10-year-old me that I would one day take a creative…

The Double Edged Scalpel of Cesarean Awareness

April is Cesarean Awareness Month as sponsored by the International Cesarean Awareness Network (ICAN). In…

It’s Time to Redefine What Failure Means

I’m sitting in Starbucks in a strange city, staring at my planner trying to figure…

Divorce Is Not An Option In My Marriage

I still remember sitting in the hard wooden pew at sixteen listening to my pastor…

Christians, We Can’t Pray Our Mental Illness Away

Christians are half as likely to seek mental health counseling as non-believers. Just let that…

3 Ways Homeschooling Better Prepared Me for Adulthood

When I was in junior high, I went to get my hair trimmed. In the…

How to Survive Backpacking Alone with Your Post-Grad Angst

By Becky I just graduated. Which is fun and all, but it also means I…

12 Things Every Girl Who Sheds A Lot Will Understand

As a girl with thick hair (who sheds a lot) I feel this in my…

Raising My White Son Better

As any parent (or human being, really) I’ve been chewing on the issue of mass…

Three Women Discuss What “Feeling Stuck” Means To Them

It comes in waves, right? The highs and the lows. The moments you replay in…

My Secret Eating Disorder

I didn’t actually know it was Eating Disorder Awareness Week until I saw posts popping…

The Definitive List Of Men You’ll Find At Whole Foods

Let me start out by saying I don’t trust any grocery store that doesn’t sell…

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My Personal Growth is More Important Than a Consistent Personal Brand

“It’s amusing how well your pictures match your bio,” he said. I’ve been on the…