Post – Abortion Recovery and Healing

March 13, 2018Life

Mosaic Virginia offers free, confidential and non-judgmental post abortion recovery and support.  Learn more here. Abortion. It’s a controversial word. A controversial act. A legal debacle. It’s debated and discussed as much as gun rights. Ending it is the literal heartbeat of human rights movements across the nation. While keeping it legal, the outcome of … Read More

Valentine’s Day isn’t Just for People in Relationships

February 13, 2018Family, Love, Loving Yourself

Valentine’s Day isn’t just for people in relationships. It’s a day to celebrate and acknowledge love.  Love for your significant other, sure. Love for your family, of course. Love for the world around you, your favorite item, your favorite song or food, why not?  Love is Love.  And most importantly, February 14th and everyday should … Read More

Fine tune the YOU that already IS

February 6, 2018Family, Life, Life Challenges, Relationships

It’s the time of year when everyone vows that THIS is the year they will be better at EVERYTHING.  New and Improved.  The fact is, this goal is not only limiting, but also essentially contradictory.  If you’re “new”, how can you be “improved”?   A better YOU is always a good idea; after all, who doesn’t … Read More

Take a Minute and Breathe

October 18, 2017Life Challenges, Pregnancy, Unexpected Pregnancy

Take a minute and breathe.  Take another minute and do it again.  You never expected to be in this situation, a baby on the way was not what you had planned.  Life WILL change.  And although we know that everything that means might be overwhelming to you right now, it doesn’t have to be.   … Read More

Is Peer Pressure Affecting Your Choices?

February 28, 2017Relationships

Peer pressure can happen at any age. Whenever a classmate, friend or anyone in your life, influences you to do something, you’re under the power of peer pressure. If you think of the word “pressure” it immediately implies impact, something that has left a lasting impression upon you and possibly your values and life goals.  … Read More

Paying Attention to Signs

May 16, 2016Relationships

Our world is filled with signs. Signs in stores, street signs, signs on the highway.  All signs meant to inform us, to get us to take action or to avoid danger. Ignoring signs can have a detrimental effect.  For example, would you speed up or slow down when a highway sign alerts you to dangerous … Read More

You Have the Power

March 28, 2016Relationships

DID YOU KNOW YOU HAVE POWER? YOU DO! We all do, whether we realize it or not. Power is about believing in your own personal worth enough to ask clearly and with confidence to be treated with value and respect by others.  It means NOT allowing yourself to be pressured or bullied into lowering your … Read More

My Girlfriend is Pregnant

October 17, 2015Relationships

Worry. Anxiety. Panic.  All these emotions must be running through your head right now.  Neither of you expected a pregnancy to happen.  You are both scared out of your minds, but now is not the time to panic or quickly make a decision that will affect you both for the rest of your lives.  Understandably, you’re … Read More