Category: Single Stuff

Mother’s Day For All The Women In Your Village.

It’s the week of Mother’s Day, which is a surprisingly complicated holiday for it’s simple title. You can correct me, but I honestly don’t know another day that can elicit such a variety of emotions in women- ecstatic joy for some, deep heartbreak for others, disappointment, happiness, a literal cornucopia of feelings. And I get it. Usually

As long as we’re talking about singleness…

I started the week talking a bit about life as a single woman, so I thought I’d continue the trend today and tell you about one of the most impactful experiences of my life. Christmas 2014, some friends mentioned to me that they felt I should attend a conference on singleness. (And all the singles collectively

Celebrate All The Women In Your Village.

It’s the week of Mother’s Day, which is a surprisingly complicated holiday for it’s simple title. You can correct me, but I honestly don’t know another day that can elicit such a variety of emotions in women- ecstatic joy for some, deep heartbreak for others, disappointment, happiness, a literal cornucopia of feelings. And I get it. Usually

When What You Want Brings Joy and Sadness

The older I get, the more I realize I can’t often just categorize experiences as GOOD or BAD, painful or happy. It seems that events and moments tend to mix together like a casserole. I had an experience like this recently, and wrote about it over at (in)courage. It’s important to me to be honest with

It’s Not Just My Story

I got a card in the mail last week from a favorite 12-year-old. She’s the daughter of a friend of mine and someone I spend a good amount of time with. I love getting snail mail — handwritten, thought out, and no delete button or ability to edit. In fact, halfway through her card she

Valentine’s Gifts.

It’s Valentine’s weekend. I don’t currently have a gentleman to celebrate the day with (I’ll let you know if that changes between today and tomorrow), but I am a little giddy about Saturday. I love seeing other people in love and I feel like it’ll be in my sights all day. And I also have