Starting A New…

I faltered by the way, but that’s okay! I am giving myself permission to start again! I haven’t written a blog post in months. I justified my actions by convincing myself that life, the demands of motherhood and the various projects I took on got in the way. Truth is, though life and work were […]

Family – Love Redefined…

When you decide to speak up about child sexual abuse, you will experience various reactions from various people. Survivors would like to believe ‘family’ will be the most supportive, but often times we experience the opposite. My experience was no different. Oprah once said “sometimes you have to divorce your family” I’m not sure who […]

Dearest Grandma…

For years I was asked not to speak about being raped by my maternal grandmothers husband for the sake of protecting my grandmother. Her daughters had grown up with this fear that her husband would have killed her had THEY spoken out about him raping THEM. So, when grandma’s husband turned his gaze upon me […]