I can hear it in the exasperation when we speak on the phone and you carefully craft your sentences, trying not to let on that you have no more solutions and have run out of patience. You’ll never say the words out loud, but I see them there behind ...more
Let me just start with me acknowledging that that some people are not going to like this post.
The more I share on my blog about my mom-fails, the more people comment to me online about how horrible my parenting actually is. I fully recognize ...more
As women, many of us pride ourselves in our composure, femininity, and grace.
I like being the woman of my husband’s life. In his mind, I do not pass gas, I am patient and kind, smart and quick witted. I am his wife and his best friend. We are ...more
If you want to jump right into the belly of the parenting beast in 2015, just mention the words screen time: a term that only emerged in the last few years to encompass all of the electronics in our lives and how much we use them. ...more
I absolutely adore my children’s relationship with one another. They may not admit it, ever, but I know they are each other’s best friend. My daughter is nine and will definitely not admit it, but when I act like I don’t know who my son is or ...more
It's March, which means it's time to put away your fuzzy boots and knock the dust off your red pumps for Luvvie Ajayi, the blogger behind Awesomely Luvvie and the co-founder of The Red Pump Project....more
"I don't believe an accident of birth makes people sisters or brothers. It makes them siblings, gives them mutuality of parentage. Sisterhood and brotherhood is a condition people have to work at."- Maya Angelou
As we face down what could possibly be a major ice storm in the metro Huntsville area, I would like to harken back to the days of last week when eight inches of snow promptly landed and then immediately melted the next day. Oh, Alabama. Never change ....more
Once again, you’ve selected. And once again I’m reminded how rare it is that my 5 shades of brown family is ideal representation. I comb through the albums, scrutinizing the many beautiful faces contained there ....more
In the blink of an eye, I have seemed to enter into a completely different stage of parenting. My girls no longer need me to wipe their noses or kiss the boo-boos. They no longer need help with their homework or science projects. They barely need rides to and from school, extra-curriculars, and work. It's official we have moved farther away from me being "mommy" to be being "mother." ...more
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