Hello, I can’t tell you how happy I am that you have made it here to my blog. My name is Samantha and you can learn all about me in the “about” section of this site, but for the moment, let me tell you a little about the space we’re in and how it started. … More Welcome, Thank you for Coming
When I tell someone I was an English major for the first time, I am usually met with one of two responses. Either, they will ask me if I have read this or that book (it’s usually their favourite), the answer to which will 99.9% of the time be “no” which will then be followed … More What Story is Your Story?
A while back I spoke about the ultra uber amazing Feminist Space Camp Magazine I’ve been apart of. Last time, I had written about social media and teenage girls, which you can check out here. Recently, I wrote this article, which you can also read below. What We Lost with the Magazine I was sitting … More Feminist Space Camp Magazine and What We Lost with the Magazine
A few months ago, I was itching to write about some topics outside the scope of this blog. As luck would have it, a friend reached out and sent me a call for proposals for a new online magazine, called Feminist Space Camp. It was exactly what I was looking for and I quickly worked … More Feminist Space Camp Magazine and Social Media and the Rise of the Teenage Girl
One thing you may not know about me (okay there are several things you don’t know about me and thank God for that because we all need a little mystery in our lives) is that I grew up surrounded by flowers. Literally. Besides having two sets of grandparents who are both to this day avid … More Unassuming Love: A Case for Daisies
Letter Writing Begins with Giving Thanks I love letters. From reading the old published letters of famous people, to epistolary (look it up and learn something) novels, to the modern take on them in rom coms like You’ve Got Mail (the best rom com ever in my opinion) and Gilmore Girls, I eat that Cyrano … More Letter Writing Begins with Giving Thanks
How do you define yourself? It’s a question I’ve been asking of myself a lot lately, and it’s one I’ve realized, I have an unsatisfactory answer to. Welcome to Family Friendly Fridays, where the first relationship I want to tackle is the one we all have with ourselves.
Some Thoughts on Suicide and Public Perception I would like to begin this post with a disclaimer that it does not follow with what I usually write about. It has no specific theme attached to its date of post, but I thought it would be remiss for a blog that deals with total wellness not … More Some Thoughts on Suicide and Public Perception
A Tale of why Books Make the Best Presents and why your Mom Knows you Best Happy Belated Mother’s Day! Last week, I thought a lot about how I would incorporate a Soulful Sunday post about books into Mother’s Day. A few ideas crossed my mind. I could write a review of Rowan Coleman’s The … More Soulful Sunday: A Tale of why Books Make the Best Presents and why your Mom Knows you Best
Family Friendly Friday Hi Family. Hi friends. Hi people I’ve never met, but who I am eternally grateful to because you took the time to come and read my blog! When I started this blog over six months ago now (has it really been six months? Woah time flies when you are having fun), I … More Family Friendly Fridays
I am Samantha and Sometimes I Wish I was Six! Part 2 Welcome back! Where were we? Oh yes, why did I want to be Eloise? To answer that, I must first acquaint you with who Eloise is, if you haven’t yet had the pleasure of meeting her yourself. As I mentioned, Eloise is six … More I am Samantha and Sometimes I Wish I was Six! Part 2