Camp NaNoWriMo 2020

It hasn’t been long, but I already have another writing update for you. Are you aware that November is National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo)? Did you know that every November, an online community of writers all do the best to write 50,000 word novels from November 1 to November 30th? It’s a cool idea, right? … More Camp NaNoWriMo 2020

Triggers are Valid

Why am I writing this and not just ignoring the haters? Because I know about all the adoptees feeling alone and watching advocates being gaslighted when sharing their experiences. When you relate to someone sharing, and you see them being attacked for it, that automatically puts some fear into your mind that it’ll happen to … More Triggers are Valid


Adoptees have a unique shared experience of grief, trauma, and pain that we endured in the first days, months, and years of our lives. That trauma and grief manifest throughout our life. We speak up, but are often met with invalidation and gaslighting. Crib-mate has been a term used to describe the shared adoptee experience. … More MY ADOPTION STORY Pt. 70 | TRIGGERED by the term CRIB-MATE

The Outsider

4/5 stars When a boy is found brutally murdered, the town of Flint County is astonished when beloved sports coach and teacher is arrested for the crime. With several eyewitness accounts and DNA evidence, it appears they will have no trouble convicting, but as more details arise, it becomes apparent something even more horrific is … More The Outsider