It has been a crazy end of 2015. My seven-year-old son was hospitalized with encephalitis and Guillain Barre after receiving the flu mist. He has had it before, but it is a VERY RARE complication. It was an emotional roller coaster that put my writing on hold, but I came back strong in the new … More Writing Update
Hopefully, no one will notice the red mark on my head. If I had just gotten to school earlier, I could have been in and out of my locker and avoided Lisa. But it was too late. She said her few words and my head hit my locker. I kept my head there until the … More Bullying- Teen’s Quickest Way to Depression
My dissertation was published! Here is the link to it. It will only be open until April 7, 2015. It’s a great feeling to see your hard work in print :). http://authors.elsevier.com/a/1QYnj3AjOvzpe4 The Relationship Among Playground Areas and Physical Activity Levels in Children Abstract Introduction Almost 20% of American children aged 6 to 11 years are … More Dissertation Published!
Life’s busy. It’s a fact, plain and simple. I know through the everyday hustle and bustle, I wonder if I’m teaching my children anything. I looked on the counter this morning and saw this note from my nine-year-old daughter, Xayla: I loved it because I believe that if I have taught her anything it … More Life’s Little Moments
I just had to share.
No one walks through this world with a perfect life. We all have our trials we face. We can never erase our pasts, but during the healing process is when we can break free and start to live. I came across this saying, and I fell in love with it because it is a theme … More I LOVE This Saying on Healing
How do you reach the top of a mountain? One step at a time. This is what I have to keep reminding myself when I come in contact with a major mountain in my life. I’m at the bottom looking up, and I think about how hard it seems to get to the top. It … More That Mountain is Too High To Climb