Mom and Dad? If I go somewhere else to college or something, I can always come back to Montana, right? Because I know I will always want to be in Montana.
It is not just coincidence or chance. I think it is a matter of being open to a wider world and new perspectives. Maybe that is what “big sky” really means.
Without my Montana upbringing, I don’t think I would have gone for it in Silicon Valley.
When you come from a place of love, you always win. Montana won my heart over without even realizing it.
The Scars Project was created to highlight the relationship between kids and their scars. Kids who’ve gone through something traumatic, and have come out on the other side stronger and braver for it.
These may be the last words they ever speak to me, I think to myself, searing them into my memory. Because today, I’m on an airplane.
We are also proud of the childhood our kids are having. Here, they are growing up with joy, mountains, lakes, fields, rivers and profound friendships.
The days following his confession of infidelity, I watched from afar as my he drowned his regret in a bottle of bourbon, while I was left faking normalcy for our children.
She wrote and rewrote this obituary a few times a year as a tool to examine her life, to feel grateful, and to remember what mattered.
The mother I want to be encourages exploration and adventure. The mother I am, poor girl, is still reeling.