When Christine asked if I’d be willing to guest blog over at her site, Love Life Surf, I was incredibly honored.
And incredibly nervous.
Christine is my very first, real-life blogging buddy!
We met last summer at New York City’s Chelsea Piers where after a long walk (and talk) we noshed [...]
I’m leaving on a jet plane to see my grandparents whom I’ve only met once.
That’s what happens when you’re adopted and your birth sister searches you out and finds you before your fortieth birthday.
You’re a grown up going to visit grandparents you don’t even know.
But when you [...]
If you saw the list of unpublished blog posts that have stacked higher over the past few weeks, you’d know something was going on. Having sent a few of those unpublished pieces to friends who “could handle the truth,” and whom I knew would then shine the mirror back for me [...]
Three is my mom’s lucky number.
She has three children thanks to two adoptions and one miracle (though sometimes we question that miracle and it’s crazy making capabilities).
After my dad had his first heart attack where he was gone and brought back to us, she had three more years with [...]
You know the party has been successful when you can’t stop thinking about it, replaying the moments over and over again and wishing it could go on forever. I spent the five-hour drive home from Virginia trying to comprehend all of the information I’d gathered. The bright young faces of the [...]
I’m meeting my Grandparents this week.
It’s as crazy as it sounds.
Since I was adopted as a baby it’s taken forty years to meet my biological kin.
Just last February my mom got a call from Gabrielle who said she thought she was my birth sister. Thanks to Facebook and [...]
The hub for all I do, marthawills.com documents life from a working mom's point of view. When not mothering, I manage the social media needs of small businesses through Wills Media Group, LLC, and write a weekly column for Raleigh's News & Observer online entitled, Are We There Yet? Most recently, my passion for health and wellness led me to become involved as a consultant for Beautycounter, a company that's making a difference by educating about toxins in products, spreading the word via the web.
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