The following is a collaboration piece that provides some foundational information regarding addiction. Addiction is a sprawling topic and something that we are still coming to understand as a society, so it would be impossible to tackle every single aspect of the topic in a single post. However, we can start out by addressing the… Continue reading Addiction: The Basics
"I'm sorry." Those are really tough words to articulate at times, especially when you know deep down that the words are not enough. That the words will do absolutely nothing to fix a mistake. That the words are just a shred of the real feelings within. When I look back on all the souls I… Continue reading Making amends…
With Mother's Day around the corner, I thought it would be wise to put together a "Wish List" of things I know I'd greatly appreciate this year. (My hubby and kiddos sometimes need some black-and-white guidance in this department). However, it got me thinking, "What would other sober moms like as a gift?" Then my… Continue reading Mother’s day gifts for the sober mom
Dear Daughter, I am so very sorry. There was a time in your life that I was not myself. Sadly, you have snapshot memories of some of my worst moments, and I wish nothing more than to be gifted a mind-eraser to rid you of those moments. You see, my beautiful, mommy lost herself to… Continue reading Dear daughter, I’m sorry.
Mangos are by far my favorite fruit! I'm surprised it has taken me this long to mix one up as a mocktail, but hey! I did! And this simple, sweet, and fizzy treat was another fan-favorite on the home-front. (My daughter was practically begging me to pack it with her next lunch). Plus, it's a… Continue reading Mocktail of the month (April)