Self-Care Sunday: Family Time

Advertisements This past week, and in the past few weeks, there has been a lot of heavy revelations that have come to us through social media. Some of us have seen video footage of police brutality (and for those who have chosen to not watch, I understand), physical assault, frightening confrontation between protestors and lawContinue reading “Self-Care Sunday: Family Time”

What Happens When your Child Plays Favorites?

Advertisements So, a couple weekends ago, my daughter was very sad about something. She is so much like me that it is almost irritating, because I constantly asked her what was wrong and she would say “nothing”, even though her face clearly was singing a different tune. I didn’t want to badger her; but IContinue reading “What Happens When your Child Plays Favorites?”

Happy Birthday.

Advertisements My child, Please forgive me, for I may not always do my best by you, but I would give my life for yours at a moments notice. I may not always know the rhythm of your existence, but I will dance beside you anyway. My timing may be skewed; when you need me IContinue reading “Happy Birthday.”

Big Girl Moves!

Advertisements When you have children, you never know what to cherish; what moments to etch into your memory, what silly things to photograph or put on video, or what things you should never take for granted. As parents, we try to make everything a lasting moment, but sometimes that’s not possible. Today, I had aContinue reading “Big Girl Moves!”

Take On Life’s Responsibilities One Moment at a Time

Advertisements We all do this; we tend to believe we have eyes in the backs of our heads, multiple arms and legs, superpowers, the ability to correct the past, right all the wrongs and predict the future all at one time. We want to be able to change the world for the ones we loveContinue reading “Take On Life’s Responsibilities One Moment at a Time”

Sometimes We All Need a Break, Even Your Kid!

Advertisements Despite what others may think, it is perfectly normal for you and your children to want some time apart from one another.  Just like any other relationship, kids get sick of their parents, and parents get sick of always being around their children.  I believe this is why we take advantage of the opportunitiesContinue reading “Sometimes We All Need a Break, Even Your Kid!”

That Question We All Love to Hate

Advertisements Now that our daughter is three years old, it is not very often that time goes by when someone is asking my husband and I this one aching question: “When are y’all going to have another baby??? Jokingly, we always tell them a number of different answers: “I don’t know” “Soon” “When you startContinue reading “That Question We All Love to Hate”

So, I’m 30; Now What??

Advertisements Now that I’m officially “in my 30’s” I have felt a very blatant and noticeable shift in my perspective and energy. I feel the strong desire to make some hard decisions about my life and where it’s going. I’m not sure if it’s just the aura of the new age; however, I am feelingContinue reading “So, I’m 30; Now What??”

A Look Beyond the Titles

Advertisements Mother.  Wife.  Supervisor.  Employee.  Provider.  There are so many times when women who fall into these categories are defined by these words.  We are characterized, classified and described with these words and at times, our identity and worth is sometimes only valued based on these things.  For five years, I have had the pleausreContinue reading “A Look Beyond the Titles”

A Lesson Learned

Advertisements What do you take from the experiences life brings you? Do you take them as what they are and move on, or do you search for the lesson in those experiences? Life is full of countless lessons; some come from good experiences and some come from bad. I’d like to believe that a lotContinue reading “A Lesson Learned”