Risks I’m grateful I took in my twenties

My birthday is coming up, and it has me thinking about a few things, the…


How my multicultural parents made me proud of who I am

With Mother’s Day fast approaching, I found myself contemplating what I wanted to do to…

Money & Career

Notes on publishing your first novel, from someone who just did it

As far back as I can remember, I knew I wanted to be a writer….


A few things to consider before you even start applying to grad school

I recently had a brilliant idea. I thought “self, you don’t have enough stress in…

Home & Decorating

All the things you learn when buying your first home

It only took my husband and me three years of constant searching, soul-crushing rejection from…


All the signs that you’re an old soul

More than a few times, I’ve been told that I have an “old soul”. I’d…


What getting divorced at 25 really taught me

I was 25 years old, two weeks shy of Thanksgiving with Christmas hot on its trail,…


Here’s why my dog is the ultimate role model

It doesn’t matter if it’s a Monday morning or a Saturday morning–my dog is the…