Author Archive | Diana

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More Than a Pretty Face

I have spent a lifetime being judged by how I look. Not just from others, but from myself as well. I have spent time, money, and energy on perfecting me. I have battled anorexia, binge eating, and spent nights crying when I feel I don’t measure up. It has taken me until recently to jump […]

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Crafts: A Way To Survive Summer

I swear I spend the last 6 months of the school year pining for summer. The relaxing mornings where the kids wake up naturally, the absence of the chaotic routines and schedule, and the extra snuggles of kids always there.  Then summer finally arrives…. Two days in: “WHY ARE YOU ALWAYS HERE!” Every time I […]

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HELP! My Daughter Is No Longer a Child!

Yesterday was a normal day. That is, until it wasn’t. Until I heard the most upsetting, most nerve-wracking, most insane thing. I heard something no mother is ever prepared to hear.  I heard from a reliable source (her doctor) that my daughter, my sweet baby, had started PUBERTY!!!  Oh my gosh, I played it SOOOOO […]

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I Just Don’t Get It

    Well, it’s official. I have reached a new status in road of motherhood. No, I am not referring to the fact that my 10- year -old now ransacks my closet to steal my clothes. (If only this worked the other way around too.) I am talking about are the words now being uttered […]

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When The Sunshine Is Gone

I hate Tuesdays. It’s a newfound hate. Like rain for some, Mondays for others, or certain holidays. Weeks ago I was awakened on a Tuesday morning with my daughters’ frantic voices coming from our living room. “Why are there 6 cop cars parked outside?” My blurry brained self was instantly awake. I was shaking as […]

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A Superhero in Me

I’m sitting here at the computer, it’s 10 in the morning and my daughter is sleeping off last night’s all-night party. By that, I mean she is sleeping off getting up every 30 minutes running to the bathroom to throw up from some sort of stomach bug. Sounds like fun, right? Truthfully, I think my […]

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