Dear Princess,


Dear Kayleigh, How is it possible that you are two years old now? It seems just like this morning I was holding after you made your less than three-minute labor into the world. It's probably weird to hear this but did you know I was dreaming about you three years before you were even born? … Continue reading Dear Princess,

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Christmas Card Tips to Help Teen Moms


The art of letter writing and card sending needs to be revitalized with you! Check out a few of my tips on how you can use a simple Christmas Card to help teen moms.

Top 10 Things I Learned This Year After Finally Getting This NPO Off The Ground


July 2010 I had this great idea to open a home for pregnant and/or parenting, displaced teen girls. I was pretty sure at the most it would take about 12 months. Fast forward to June 2014 when I was finally granted my license to operate as residential group home, we had the funding, we had … Continue reading Top 10 Things I Learned This Year After Finally Getting This NPO Off The Ground

Money should never be a barrier in making a difference: 5 Key Principles In Funding Your Passion


Yesterday marked yet another day of blessed success for The Sparrow's Nest. We were able to exceed our crazy goal of raising $50,000 in 50 days by drawing in over $53,000. Even though the majority of my time is spent in development and networking, direct campaigns are very intimidating. What do you do if you … Continue reading Money should never be a barrier in making a difference: 5 Key Principles In Funding Your Passion

Why We Will Re-Gift at Sparrow


I could go either way this time of year. On one hand I love all the parties and festivities. I love that for one time of the year the entire Earth seems to focus on the birth of  a baby. But I find it draining from all the expectations and requirements. I like Halloween. One … Continue reading Why We Will Re-Gift at Sparrow

Blessed With Burden


Hey God, It's going good. You continue to freakishly bless me. I don't have to tell you that I'm tired. Like really tired. Like fall in bed exhausted and wake up fatigued. It's been a long haul. So much more complicated than I could have ever imagined. I ask myself if I'm making it more … Continue reading Blessed With Burden

Sometimes I Wish I Didn’t


It would be really nice. If just for one day I didn't do it. It's not that big a deal but if I could go one day with out getting all blubbery cry baby over Sparrow that would be really cool. But today's no different. I started the day crying over all the people on … Continue reading Sometimes I Wish I Didn’t