Say Yes to the Mess

Our family had lost everything: our dreams, our home, our jobs, our vehicle, and every possession, except what we crammed into fourteen boxes. I blamed Joe, my husband.  Within a six month time frame, we had lost my father-in-law and every dream I had ever imagined. Now, I was nine months pregnant with our third […]

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The Princess

The clock struck nine just as I walked in the front door. Exhausted by work, I dropped down on my couch, breathed a sigh, and hopped up again. I rubbed my tired eyes and looked my six-year-old son, Rice, in his big brown eyes. “I guess it’s time to get you guys in bed.” Rice’s […]

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The Trundle Bed

I never had my own room. I was born with a two-year-old sibling, and I never knew what life was like to be an only child, and so when I was born, I moved into my older sister Krystal’s room.  As I grew older, I shifted from my crib to the trundle bed. Our mom […]

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