A Mother Comes Undone.

“Motherhood pushed open a door that I thought I had managed to close for the last time. I, like most I believe, thought that a baby would be placed in my arms and I would be filled with so much love that the pieces of my broken heart, pieces I worked so hard to glue…

Raising A Girl As A Survivor.

I often find myself up against the effects of my childhood sexual abuse, not only as a woman, but now as a mother. “Momma, Can I put on some make-up?” I tell my daughter she is beautiful with out it, but “Sure honey, what’s the harm?” Internally, I am struggling with ideas of beauty and sexuality and safety…