A hawks visit.

I painted hawks today. “Hawks represent determination, focus, leadership, clarity, future planning, intuitive decision making, and protection. They often show up when you are called to complete a goal or mission and need strength and encouragement to keep moving forward. Hawks are believed to be messengers from the spirit realm.” Two weeks ago, I submitted … Continue reading A hawks visit.

Who’s Going to Change the Diaper?: A Reflection on Racism

When my second daughter, Ava, was born, I already had Lucía. My late husband had just started a new job and wasn't around as much for the second child.  Justin was actually a very supportive and loving husband and father. He would help a lot with the feedings, diaper changes, and cleaning that is required … Continue reading Who’s Going to Change the Diaper?: A Reflection on Racism

Nooks & Crannies: A Reflection on Systemic Racism While Cleaning Out the Toy Bin

It is the first week of summer, my kids are done with school and I cannot have them spending their entire summer in front of their screens while I'm at work. They have done that all spring, and I won't let it happen this summer.  So this Monday morning, I gave my youngest child a … Continue reading Nooks & Crannies: A Reflection on Systemic Racism While Cleaning Out the Toy Bin

Mourning in Place

Earlier this week, someone in my community messaged me to tell me about a sick family member.  I’ve been expecting this for a while.  As the number of COVID-19 cases rise, it was not surprising to hear from someone in my circle who would be affected by this.  This individual was contacting me on behalf … Continue reading Mourning in Place