to all the quiet girls,

I see you. Yes, you. Sitting silent between two conversations, whipping your head back and forth with each one, waiting for your chance, your nudge, your invitation. Not knowing when’s the time to speak up because every time you’ve tried before, someone’s always beaten you to it. Feeling like you might actually have something good…

Read More

on mama goats, the future, and our endless need to worry

Someone told me today that this is it – that these are the golden times. This is the best I could ever have, and the healthiest I could ever be, with everything right at my fingertips and so much to appreciate. And she was right…she was. Maybe she already knew, and maybe she didn’t, but…

Read More

the wild inside : finding your fearless

Do you ever find yourself feeling alone in a crowded room? I mean, I’ll be the first to raise my hands with a shout of “Amen to THAT” because it happens to me quite a bit. And it’s always left me feeling like something’s wrong with me, that I don’t crave those scenarios. But maybe…

Read More

being a girl is fun: an inside look at a trip to the gyno

So you’re sitting in a busy office waiting room, waiting to have your lady bits poked and prodded by a metallic piece of equipment. There are children running around, remaining successfully un-caught by their mothers who are already another 5 months pregnant. There are very important-looking ladies having very important-looking hushed conversations on their cell…

Read More