a writer, a blogger, a wife, a mother, a sibling, and generally an excellent villager for those in my space. I am the author of Sister In The Shadow.
In the shadow, you learn to support, to encourage, to care for others, to silence your voice, and to postpone your own dreams, visions, and goals. Ofttimes Kim had difficulty recognizing herself because her identity had become that of the person in whose shadow she resided. Kim is no longer in the shadows. She is a blogger, storyteller, and excellent villager whose poignant, authentic, and often witty voice resonates with folks of all ages, genders, ethnicities, and identities. At the request of readers, she compiled blog posts from her website with the same name. Her passion and purpose is to encourage, empower, and enlighten others by sharing her life journey.
Have you ever said something like,”If only I had known then what I know now.” I have said that more times than I can recall. The truth is that I might not have done things differently even if I had known the outcome. Sometimes I think that we believe that we can change the outcomes […]
This month is mental health awareness month. Like other awareness months, the hope is that opportunities will arise for people to learn more, be understood more than before, invest in legislation and research focused on the topic of the month, and change the lives of the people living with the condition for the better. Excellent […]
I spend a lot of time coaching young people through transitions from kid to captain of their journeys. I have watched some young people navigating the terrain like they chartered their course years prior. On the other hand, I felt the wrath of the entitled youth too proud to admit that a glance at a […]
Last week proved to be a long week and the week coming will likely be a version of the last. I decided that a laugh might help us all. Sharing my experiences related to me getting sidetracked and forgetting things also will normalize my behaviors. Hopefully, you will feel more “normal” too. Just saying out […]