Apparently today is my birthday. I only know this because my family tells me so. Okay, well, I know when my birthday is; I simply choose not to celebrate it.
Y’all, I miss my mom like crazy every day; but I can’t look past the change in myself without her here. I can’t deny the way that grief has changed me.
Colby says he enjoys when I read. It calms me, he says. In fact, together, we’ve inadvertently started a book club I never knew I needed.
There is a saying at the end of the movie, Hope Floats that has always resonated me to my very core: “Childhood is what you spend the rest of your life trying to overcome.” As the mother of 5, this is something I don’t really want for my children. I want them to embrace the…