A Mother's Job

You never really know what to expect from a new job until you do it.I've had several new jobs, but with each one I quickly got the hang of it and got pretty comfortable and new what to expect from day to day and year to year. The anxiety I felt…

It's Not My Place to Judge. Only to Help.

A couple of days ago, I did something I've done maybe 100 times now.  I spoke at another school to another group of students, and it was just as fulfilling and exciting as my very first time.About 500 students, all girls, filled the auditorium…

That's Not How the Story Ends

On the first day of spring, my son welcomed his daughter into the world. On Easter Sunday, she turned one month old.  I was so excited to take her, her mom, and my son to church to celebrate Christ's resurrection. One of the songs the choir…

She's Here!

Kailey Mackenzie Owens is here!  If you missed the announcement that she was on the way, be sure to read my last blog post! She's a doll!        

Is This a Joke? Nope. It's Just Life. So NOW What?

In 2010, I published my very personal story about how I got into a situation with a boy. He forced himself on me, a virgin. Nine months later I was a very single, very young, very ignorant mother. I share all the details in my book, and I'll…

My 92 Year Old Grandma Shows the World that It's Never Too Late

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wMd5V8FUM8g 30,000 Likes and counting. That's what the video of my grandmother getting her honorary high school diploma/certificate of attendance has gotten. For years, my grandmother known as GG by her great…

For Every Girl Who Has Ever Been Called The "B" Word...Bossy

Today someone sent me a link to a video. I'm not sure if they were thinking positively or negatively about me or what exactly they were trying to tell me by sending it, but I'm going to assume the best and say it was all good. I think they know…

Interview with Diann Morgan

http://youtu.be/LlK5D4UeuPc I truly enjoyed my interview with Diann Morgan. It was great having teen girls in the audience who asked some great questions after the interview! I'm thankful for the opportunity to share my story and help others!

S.O. What! I'm Single

With another Valentine's Day upon us, we are bombarded with messages of love and many people who are companionless, like me, tend to feel down. Well, at 34 years old I have only had a significant other for ONE Valentine's Day in my life.…