Thoughtfulness Thursday: "Mommy, Somebody Needs You"

Thoughtfulness Thursdays: "Mommy, Somebody Needs You" If you haven't read this post by now, you should:

Part 5, dysfunctional families

Hey faithful readers! The contents of this post has been removed because of recently signing a contract with a publisher :) Thank you so much for the support everyone!!! Stay tuned for more details. <3-River Rei Hayden"The night is long that never finds the day." - Shakespeare...more

Thoughtfulness Thursday: New Moms Get Nothing Done

I think y'all know that I love reading other blogs and finding posts that relate to my life. So I came across this post: a couple of weeks ago and thought I had to share it with you. Even if you aren't a mom, you can relate to it....more

Lesléa Newman and the Mystique of Lesbian Sexuality

Lesléa Newman is a Jewish femme lesbian, and the author of Heather Has Two Mommies, The Femme Mystique, and Pillow Talk. She celebrates lesbian women who embrace the “traditional” femininity that both the straight and gay worlds have often denied them. Her perspective celebrating femme helped to end a time when the lesbian community had aggressively embraced androgyny in presentation and behavior, part of a backlash against the “straight-seeming” butch/femme identities that had been omnipresent before about 1970....more

A Working Mother's Changing Priorities: Why I Quit my Job after 3 Days

I have been working part-time for the past five years. Why? Since my kids were born, I haven’t been able to commit 100% to the world of the "Working Women." I’m now part of the “Mommy World,” which means very long hours, no pay, lots of sacrifice, and the ultimate reward of pure love. It also means wearing comfortable fleece or yoga clothes, "natural" hair in a ponytail, and un-sexy flat shoes (aka flip flops and UGGs). ...more
I def identify with this. I also feel the need to point out that most women don't have the ...more

Thoughtfulness Thursday: What Boys Need from their Moms

If you haven't read this article: you should read it....more

Mother's Lessons still abound


Mother Raises Awareness of Malnutrition

Most of us are given a healthy start to life. We are taken care of by our mother from the moment she sees the “pink line.” My daughter was given every advantage to a healthy start to life.  I ate a well balanced diet rich in fruit, vegetables and dairy, and I religiously took my prenatal vitamins. Because of this she thrived inside of me for nine wonderful months.  Unfortunately, she lived for only a short time – thirty minutes at most....more

Holding Up Your Face

Have you noticed that it takes more effort these days to hold up your face?Maybe you are a lot younger than me, and haven’t discovered that yet. Maybe it’s just me. I look at myself in the mirror and I don’t look so bad, but when I see a photo of myself, I wonder what happened.Well, I discovered the truth. In the mirror I inadvertently hold up my face. A photograph catches me slack-jawed.I read one writer who asked the question “How does your writing look at its relaxed state? Do we let it drop like our faces? “...more

Before There Was You-A Mommy's Poem

Before There Was You – A Mommy’s Poem...more