Here I Grow

Let me be the first to testify that A) God is very, very real and B) He has a great sense of humor. (Well, "great" when you're on the other side of things. Not so much in the midst of them.) I am currently on Spring Break of my Senior year of high school, with… Continue reading Here I Grow

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Take heart.

Heartbreak. Heartbreak, heartbreak, heartbreak. Someone was holding your tender heart because you gave it to them, and they dropped it. They let it shatter. Whether they played with it and threw it up and and down a few times or let it fall to the ground all at once, the feeling's all the same- someone… Continue reading Take heart.

For the Emotional Control-Freak.

If I had a penny for every moment I've spent anxiously tapping my foot and trying to control everything around me, I would definitely be living it up in a SoHo apartment and wearing perfectly curated chic athleisure outfits. Which, admittedly, would be nice, but that's beside the point. I am the opposite of a… Continue reading For the Emotional Control-Freak.

16 Things I’ve Learned from Being 16

April 11th, 2017 marked the day that I officially turned 17. It marked my completion of the buzzed about, film worthy, notorious age of 16 years old. Personally, I think this is a tremendous accomplishment on any grounds. Below are, appropriately, 16 life lessons I've learned about being a 16 year old girl, and some… Continue reading 16 Things I’ve Learned from Being 16

Don’t stress, don’t stress, don’t stress

To start off, I want to clarify that yes, the title of this post is DEFINITELY inspired by Jesse McCartney's iconic bop, "Leavin'", and the recent joy I've found in making a good throwback playlist and listening to it while getting ready or being in the car with your girls. Anyways, if you can't tell… Continue reading Don’t stress, don’t stress, don’t stress

3 ways to be a Jesus-like friend

“Most people need love and acceptance a lot more than they need advice.” -Bob Goff, Love Does. Listen. It's all too easy to begin to disregard what a friend is saying when they've been talking about the same thing (say, a boy or a conflict they had with someone) over and over again. And that's more than… Continue reading 3 ways to be a Jesus-like friend