You Didn’t Miss Your Chance

I took this, with permission, from's Instagram. I love this whole post because it reminds us we can succeed at any age and not to give up! WE FUCKING GOT THIS! Much Love, Ashley At age 23, Tina Fey was working at a YMCA. At age 24, Stephen King was working as a janitor … Continue reading You Didn’t Miss Your Chance


How Can We Be Alone and Love it?

By Michaela P. Shelton Website Twitter In 2018, it seems as if people are incapable of being alone. Why? Because attention and interaction are so easily accessible. If someone is lonely all they have to do is open up a social media or dating app. With Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Tinder at the tip of … Continue reading How Can We Be Alone and Love it?

Learn to Stand Up for Yourself

Originally published by Behavioral Health Treatment, Manisses Communications Group, Inc. Do you feel ignored, overworked, underappreciated, misunderstood? If so, you may benefit from becoming more assertive. "Assertiveness" means standing up for yourself and expressing your rights and feelings without denying the right and feelings of others. The nonassertive person lets bothersome things go by without speaking up. Nonassertive … Continue reading Learn to Stand Up for Yourself

Lover’s Day

I know last Saturday was Husband Appreciation Day but today is Lover's Day and I wanted to make sure we include all kinds of couples and relationships so we are celebrating this as well! Give your lover an extra hug and kiss today, tell them how much they mean to you, get them some flowers, … Continue reading Lover’s Day

The History of Feminism in America

To continue the background in feminism I wanted to give everyone a bit of a history lesson on feminism, where it came from, and why. I love learning about history in general and the history of feminism in America has been no different. There have been three recognized waves of feminism easily titled the first, second, … Continue reading The History of Feminism in America


After a few conversations with a friend and my husband along with some serious soul searching, I have decided to redirect my blog. I have lost part of why I started this whole journey and I have also lost my sense of direction and what I want to do with it going forward. I will … Continue reading Redirection

Intruder Drill

A post I found from Timothy Phillip on Facebook hits all the right points, I hope you enjoy the post as much as I did. "Next Tuesday we will have an “active shooter” / intruder drill at our school, and I will hunker down behind flimsy wooden cabinet doors with my students. You see, we … Continue reading Intruder Drill

What I’ve Learned From Being a Mother to Two Toddlers

Having two little kiddos has been an adventure so far and I wouldn't change them for the world, but this morning I got some sweet snuggles from Tate and left before Cash woke up. Maybe I will revisit that statement tomorrow. 🙂   Here is what I've learned from having Cash and Tate: You will … Continue reading What I’ve Learned From Being a Mother to Two Toddlers

The Danger of the Single Story

I watched a great TedTalk the other day given by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie all about the dangers of living by a single story. A quick synopsis of Chimamanda's talk would be people are born and raised with single stories in mind about other people, genders, cultures, and communities. However, these single stories usually aren't true … Continue reading The Danger of the Single Story