People say that being a mother means sacrificing your dreams. They’ll tell you, “It’s not about you anymore.”
But I’m about share my Story of how I learned that following your dreams is the best thing you can do for yourself and your children.
When I Dared to Become Extraordinary
From a young age, my dream has been to be an actress and a singer. Things seemed to be going my way for a while – at 17 I got into NYU’s TISCH School for the Arts and worked hard to learn the craft of acting for stage.
But then… shit happened. Long story short, a series of unfortunate events coupled with alcoholism, drug addiction, homelessness and mental illness totally derailed my plans for the Great White Way.
Years later when I managed to get my act together, I had all but given up on my dream of performing. I met a wonderful man, landed an incredible job (on paper, that is; in real life it was a nightmare – but that’s another story!), and I was building a family.
It never occurred to me that I could still sing, act and perform until I stumbled upon a copy … Continue reading..