How I’m Focusing On Positive Change

Hi there ❤ I hope you're having a beautiful day! I truly feel like I have turned to a new chapter in the story that is my life, which is why I'm here to write this post today. I'd like to share with you some of the ways I'm focusing on embracing and encouraging positive … Continue reading How I’m Focusing On Positive Change

How I’m Overcoming Social Anxiety Through Comedy

"Comedy is simply a funny way of being serious." - Peter Ustinov One day last week, I made a cashier laugh.I had made an offhanded observation about something she was bagging for me, and in the next moment, she was laughing. That hadn't been my intention; I was just commenting on the situation, which is … Continue reading How I’m Overcoming Social Anxiety Through Comedy

Why I Stopped Wearing Makeup For A Year + What It Taught Me

"Beauty is how you feel inside, and it reflects in your eyes. It is not something physical." - Sophia Loren I have suffered from lingering allergies and sensitivities my entire life. Every day, I am in some way affected by how my body responds to my environment. Whether it's triggered by something I ate, something … Continue reading Why I Stopped Wearing Makeup For A Year + What It Taught Me

She Calls Me ‘Kiss’

She Calls Me 'Kiss' When I look at Elizabeth, What I hope to see Is the sweet child that hides behind The eyes that gaze at me. When I look at Elizabeth, What I would love to see Is the girl who's chosen a nickname Which means so much to me. Elizabeth is slowly learning … Continue reading She Calls Me ‘Kiss’

A Fresh Start

"Behold, I will do a new thing; now it shall spring forth; shall ye not know it? I will even make a way in the wilderness, and rivers in the desert." - Isaiah 43:19 KJV I've been thinking about making some big blogging changes for the past couple of weeks. The last several years of … Continue reading A Fresh Start

Life With Baby Siblings | Thoughts + Confessions

Hello! I hope you're having a beautiful day 😊💜 Earlier this week, my mom and I were discussing the fact that I never thought I'd have baby siblings at the age I am now. Elizabeth's (2) and Isabella's (eight months) presence in my life has completely altered where I spend my time, which has then … Continue reading Life With Baby Siblings | Thoughts + Confessions

An Ode To Overthinking

When I think, I think too much. Things and situations, trials and circumstances ... They stay on my mind for far too long. I'll take something simple that I should hope for the best in ... But I analyze it instead. I'm cynical and pessimistic; I see the worst in myself. I ruin positive situations … Continue reading An Ode To Overthinking

When He Calls Me (I Will Go)

Hi there! I hope you're having a fantastic day! 💚✨ One of the things that has been on my mind a lot lately, as you might know, is Guatemala. It's funny, because there have been ups and downs in how much I think about it. Its significance in my life has changed more than once, … Continue reading When He Calls Me (I Will Go)

Whose Language I’m Learning

Hi there! I hope you're having a beautiful Sunday. ❤ It has been quite a while since I wrote a post on my language-learning journey, which means that this is the first time in a long time that the 'Spanish' category on my blog has been added to, haha! In the year and a half … Continue reading Whose Language I’m Learning

Celebrating A Childhood of Homeschooling | My Graduation Party

Hi guys! I hope you're having a beautiful day. ❤ I had another post I was planning to write for today, but I was too excited about what my family and I did last weekend to push this post back! This past Sunday, my family threw me a graduation party! I was homeschooled my entire … Continue reading Celebrating A Childhood of Homeschooling | My Graduation Party