28 Reasons on my 28th birthday 

There are so many reasons for me to be grateful for the last 28 years. I have decided to focus on those things and the people in my life that make life so great! On your birthday, make a list of what and who you are grateful for! 

Here are the 28 Reasons why 28 years have been so amazing: 

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a Mother’s Day Love Letter 

To my dearest child,

I could not see you smile, hear you laugh, or hold you in my arms, but I loved you in the womb. 

You came into this world a surprise to mommy, but it was a beautiful surprise….

The first time I held you, we cried together as you immediately latched to my breast. 

Seeing you smile, makes me smile. 

Hearing you laugh, makes me laugh. 

From your first words to your first steps, I fall more-and-more in love with you.

You are the greatest Mother’s Day gift! I will love you forever, entirely.

Your mother,

-Pinkspen 💋

Becoming a mom was and is the best part of my life. Is it tough? Yes! Do I get frustrated? Yes! Would I have it any other way? Not for anyone or anything in this world. 

I Am Thankful For the Tag


This is my first tag, and I would like to thank Sheetal Bhardwaj who has been an active supporter of my blog and an uplifting writer and fellow blogger. I am truly inspired by her voice, words, tone, and willingness to share her insight, praise, and admiration with others. Please take the time to visit her blog The Glitters of Life and be inspired as well.

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My Lost Sister: (Part 4)

When our little sister was born, my big sister and I were so happy!

I was six and she was ten.
I don’t remember much about my mom being pregnant, but I remember when we brought our baby sister home.
She was so small and sweet.
We loved her.

It had been five years since my big sister completed our family and a new addition just brought us closer.

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My Lost Sister: (Part 3)

My sister was going to a new school.

That made me sad.
She graduated 5th grade.
That made me happy.
Even though she was changing schools, we still had to walk to our bus stops together.
Hers was a little further down the street, but she would drop me off with the crossing guard, and then go to her stop.

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Sunshine Blogger Award

I am overwhelmed with the idea that someone thinks I deserve to receive this award. This is the 2nd award that I have received in my blogging career, and I feel so honored! I cannot believe “a girl named Kirtihas nominated me for the Sunshine Blogger Award. Please check out her blog. She is such a strong writer; she’s real, open-minded, creative, and of course inspiring. Thank you so much Kirti for considering me for this award.

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​My Lost Sister: (Part 2)

My big sister was so quiet.
I always felt like I was so loud compared to her.
I would talk and talk, but she would listen. She didn’t say much, but she always listened.

She was a rider.

If anyone said anything to me or tried to hurt me, she would always stick up for me.
I remember being bullied in school.
She threatened to hurt this guy if he ever said anything else to me.

And he never did.

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