Why I Created Becoming Katie Butterfly

Becoming Katie Butterfly I have struggled with mental illness, anxiety, and sexual assault in my life. It once held be back, even almost killed me, but like a butterfly I have come out of the darkness and into a beautiful life! I have found my voice and it’s so beautiful. I have so much to […]

Speak Out: Tiff’s Story

“I’m not really sure how to start this, but I’m going out on a whim. I’m turning 19 in a week, and I still don’t feel ready to take on the world. 7 years ago now, is when the abuse ended, but some days it feels like it never has. At 12 years old, I […]

Speak Out: Jennifer Michele’s Story

“My name is Jennifer Michele. I tend to rarely share my ‘real‘ story, as I don’t want to tarnish anyone involved. However, I feel it’s my place, as an advocate to begin to share my journey the best I can. I was sexually abused when I was very young. I didn’t tell anyone because I […]

Paradise in Minocqua 

My hubby and I went to a local tourist town for our belated honeymoon.  It was no Hawaii but it was definitely paradise. The best part was being with my best friend and just having fun! The first day we went to this cool little park. It was right on the water, had a beach […]

Maybe He Doesn’t Hit You

Recently a new campaign has surfaced on Twitter and social media. The #MaybeHeDoesntHitYou that focuses on the emotional impact of domestic abuse and relationship abuse.I think it’s important to raise awareness on these important issues and maybe be able to speak up about personal experiences. Thank you for those who sent in contributions to raise […]