Motherhood

Reminiscences

The heavy red curtains tried to stop the wind from barging into the room but could not. The longing was too strong. The slightly plump woman in the room closed her eyes at the caress of the...

The Climb

I am not a doctor I am not a physiologist I’m not a university graduate I do not have a 6 figure job ! I’ve never written a thing (expect in school) I am a mom self emplyeed gave up my...

the pahadi women

its not a story but a real life experience of a pahadi women who lives in hills of uttarakhand, India well first thing i m not so good in writing but i thought every women around there...

My Love, Why?

My Love, the one I chose to marry. The one I chose to have a child with, to share my life with. To build a legacy with. You raped me. Why? You told me you loved me, that you wanted to be...

Postpartum Depression and Anxiety

When my son was born, it was the happiest moment in my life. I’ve never loved anything or anyone as much as i did him. I would die for him, i would give him the world if i could. I...

Ended My Silence after 34yrs

Trigger warning: Before reading this post, please be aware that it includes references to childhood mental, physical, and sexual abuse. BREATHE! Ok, Hi my name is Jovi, I’m 37yrs old and...

Finding me

My journey was long, the tears were nonstop, the pain was unbearable my heart had been too many times there were days I was too sad to get up to eat no one to talk to feeling all alone in...

Prayer changes situations

I want to share my story regarding my daughters battle with Trisomy 13 and how my faith helped me through it. Coping with a Rare Trisomy: Prayer Can Change the Situation

The South Some Years Ago

“Hush Little Baby” “Now I lay me down to sleep, I pray the Lord my soul to keep.” This Norman Rockwellish southern bedtime ritual anticipates the cooing of a...

TODDLER DREAMS

I’ve been having dreams about my kids every night for the last few weeks. They’re college students in their twenties, but in my dreams, they’re toddlers again. In last nights dream I...