What grieving my husband taught me about cycle-breaking

How structure can save a life

I was lucky enough to take an international trip recently with my sweetheart. We flew to Costa Rica for a friend’s wedding and left my son, Ronan, at home with Grandma for a week of school and the kind of attention only Grandma can give. Since I knew we’d...
What grieving my husband taught me about cycle-breaking

What to do when you don’t wanna

As I write this, I’m having one of┬áthose┬ádays. Despite having Ronan being watched by a caregiver and needing to do some stuff I just…don’t wanna. My focus is all over the place and while I’m trying to write a serious article about serious...
What grieving my husband taught me about cycle-breaking

Verhanika IRL: Realizing I’m racist

How it began A couple of weeks ago I came across a post in one of my Facebook groups about a new show on HBO called Insecure. It’s in it’s second season and is written by and stars Issa Rae, a millennial black woman. It’s about her experience being a...
What grieving my husband taught me about cycle-breaking

Verhanika IRL: Major updates

The last time I had an IRL post I announced my pregnancy and my word for 2016: Sovereignty. Now I have a beautiful 5 month old baby boy, Ronan. I’ve started a full-on mommy blog so if you want more info about that head over here. I took maternity leave from...