Today I am thankful for the three most important ladies in my life: my Mom Michelle, my sister Dawn, and my daughter Maya. I was lucky enough to spend the majority of the weekend with all three of them, which is a rarity these days considering everyone’s varied schedule. They are all loving, funny as hell (though many times, this is unintentional), strong, and supportive. I know, without a doubt, I would not have made it through the last year without them. And for them all, I am grateful.
I'm 42, a remarried mom of an 8 year old girl and a toddler son, a teacher, and a writer. People tell me I tend to be brutally honest and ...tell it like it is, so I had hoped to use this outlet to keep me sane while I got used to my new life as a stay-at-home Mom back when I was home with my daughter....it worked. And it's been therapeutic through the end of a marriage and the emergence of me...View all of Joy's posts.