Free Printable Goals Checklist

Can you believe it's already six months into the year? I can't believe it either! Now is the perfect time to prioritize our goals. I remember when I made my goals for 2017, I was enthusiastic about the upcoming year.  After all, A new year symbolizes new beginnings and a chance to accomplish the things I did not last year. ...

Quiet Girl Diaries -A Letter to my Mother

A Letter to My Mother

  Dear mom, Before you died, I used to think about you all the time. I used to daydream about we'd be together again, and I still do. I wished I had called you more. You were the one to always call me just in time to ask me how my day was, and what I ate. You cared about the little things that didn't seem ...

The Quiet Girl Diaries - Why It's OK to take a Break

Why it’s okay to take a break

I took a break and now I'm stronger thanks to that break.   This by far the most vulnerable blog that I've ever written. By the end of 2016, I was enthusiastic about my blog, planning my year ahead and proudly posting it for everyone to see. One of my top priorities on my 2017 plan was to grow my blog, start my ...

Coming to America, Part Two (2) - The Quiet Girl Diaries

I remember when: Coming to America, Part Two

"I am cold," the first words I spoke to my mom after we reunited. My mom and stepfather laughed hysterically as if  I was joking. But I was not joking. The weather was very cold and windy. I knew then that my life has changed forever. I felt cold as I stepped outside for the first time after landing in Chicago. Before ...

Coming to America, Part one.

I remember when, Part One: Coming to America

I didn't  understand what all the commotions on around me were about. But after going back and forth to the United States Embassy in Haiti for over a year, I got awarded a permanent visa to the United States of America.   All the sudden everyone was treating me like I was different. Everyone envied me because I ...