Knox County Schools in Tennessee are torn.

This year’s school year started on August 9. They started with a “do what you wish” policy with the masks. It did not take long for the Covid-19 cases to soar throughout the county. By September 1, 2021, there were over 900 active…


The Gabby Petito story.

The story of Gabby Petito has been all over social media sites like Facebook and YouTube. The YouTuber went on a cross-country trip with her fiance. He returned, but she did not.

The three media channels that I would suggest for covering a story like this…


In relation to a national and local news story.

We are going to discuss two news stories that happened in the past week. We will talk about the disappearance of a Knoxville woman, Desheena Kyle in local news. In national news, we will talk about the discovery of Gabby Petito’s…


I Ran From My Dreams For A Whole Year, How Can I Make It Stop?

We all know writers write, creators create, and artists show their brush strokes. This year I have not done any of these things even though I associate with all three.

I love to create, write, and show my brush strokes. Why haven’t I made my dreams come true? …


What is keeping me going?

Have you been struggling? Have you found it hard to get in a groove? What does that groove even look like right now? Nothing is normal.

When the craziness first started in March, I went for two weeks without going anywhere. I was hardly talking to people. …


Some things just don't seem fair

On March 9th I got a phone call that shook me. My two oldest kids' grandfather had passed away in his sleep.

I have been around the family for almost 16 years. I am still really close to them even though the outcome of my past relationship. …


What you could do instead.

We all have a hard time writing sometimes. I have been struggling with self-sabotage this month. So to make lite of the situation I am writing about what you should not do because obviously I have been doing it.

I hate it when I go on these inactive stints. I…


Even When You Want To Quit

This is something that I struggle through at least once a week. I tend to self-sabotage. If I am honest I tend to get caught up in the busywork that does nothing to move me forward.

These are the steps I use to course-correct when I need too. I am…


Let’s lift each other up, and not bash each other.

There are so many things people disagree on everyday. Everyone is entitled to their own opinion.

Can’t we just be kind to each other? Why do people feel the need to shame others? …


And I’ll cry if I want to.

My birthday was Sunday. I am a whole 33 now and I am a little sad about it all. I am usually an optimistic person but when I think about where I am in life I get a little blue.

I have been through a lot. I have come a…

Angela Welch

Multi-passionate mom of three. I write about personal development, relationships, and parenting.

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