For some reason we have been conditioned to believe that if we take a break we are lazy or that this avalanche of work will engulf our entire lives. No. Plan for it. Plan for those breaks if you need to. Your mind, body and soul will thank you.
“Come take a ride”; it says to me. “Come pass the time in the carousel of your memories”. And I don’t hesitate, I get on it, nostalgia possessing me
Manifest that glowing joy queen, it’s the most worthy crown you can carry.
Time is a precious gift; one which I have taken for granted. This time I am embracing all of me, sunshine and shadows, joy and fear, smiles and frowns, ups and downs because it is all valid.
In that moment I truly understood the meaning of sacrifice. Being a mother is selfless.
I so clearly remember the day I discovered my husband’s affair. He, my 3-month-old son and I were going to my friend’s child’s birthday party.
Long ago there lived a queen and her son. She was known as Momleficent (the original Mother of Dragons). Her brave and handsome young prince was Prince Phillip. The prince was incredibly brave and just; he hunted menacing lizard like monsters and gruesome giant insects from plaguing his kingdom. With the might of his crotchedContinue reading “Momleficent and Prince Phillip by Denise A. Castro”
“A virus,” they said. “Voluntary quarantine,” they suggested. Ooze, I became. Daily functions relegated only to survival. Eat, feed children, do laundry, sleep, repeat. All under the same roof, all by the same ooze. “School is closed for the rest of the year,” they said. “Remote learning,” they suggested. Oozier, I became. Eat, feed children,Continue reading “Mudskipper by Odalys Quevedo”