Sunshine the Conservative Mom, meets ehr first love, a military man named Brandon. They marry quickly and she begins raising a family. But sunshine does not always come when you expect it.
A poem releasing my resentment and my anger towards both my parents, but primarily my mother! A poem of forgiveness so that I can continue to elevate on my journey and in my truth. From the beginning, my childhood was cut short… Innocence stripped away young, like leaves burning on a tree, It was, as […]
Who am I? Hello, I’m Sunshine and I am many, many things. I’m a 29-year-old mother of three, divorcee, Christian, Army Veteran, Stay-at-Home Mom… oh, and a registered Republican. Intrigued yet? Like many of my peers, I was raised by a single mother in sunny Orlando, Florida. Sure, Florida is definitely South if you’re looking […]
And as I stood there, with my cheeks stricken with tears and lips swollen shut, I stared at the reflection of myself, no longer recognizing who I was. Not only was my lip split in half, but there also was a hole big enough to stick my tongue through. My eyes were filled with pain […]
I know Will and Jada & Swiss and Alicia, have y’all thinking that being a blended family means that you are having Thanksgiving dinners together and traveling to exotic locations as a collective. But unfortunately, that’s not the truth for most blended family situations. Don’t get me wrong that would be nice, but the truth […]
“Let the future tell the truth, and evaluate each one according to his work and accomplishments. The present is theirs; the future, for which I have really worked, is mine.” Nickolas Tesla Herstun asked me to tell you about myself. The infamous tell me about yourself question — the make or break that can solidify […]
The Power of Resiliency Being resilient can take you an extremely long way! Resilient is defined as being able to withstand or recover quickly from difficult conditions. The familiar adage “never let them see you sweat” truly comes into play during moments of resiliency. You never know who looks up to you or generates the […]