There are two things that are guaranteed when you become a mother... you will catch your child's puke in your hands; and you will be called a Mean Mom by one, or all your children It will happen once, twice, or even more times than you can count. And if you have more than one... Continue Reading →
For the Moms Who Have Been Called The ‘Meanest Mom Ever’
By now, everyone has watched the viral video of the yellow clad Baltimore mamma slapping and yelling at her son in the middle of a street protest. Some have hailed her 'Mom of the Year', others call her an abusive parent. No matter what side your opinions fall on, I bet you five bucks, in... Continue Reading →
Motherhood…It Ain’t Easy
MOTHERHOOD. It’s the hardest job in the world. It’s the most thankless job in the world. We are grossly underpaid. It’s the most important job we will ever have. There are no manuals to prepare us for it. Sure, there are books…a lot of books...but none are concise. So we are really left to just... Continue Reading →
A Mother’s Day Challenge…
Mother's Day is a wonderful thing. Although I never get what I ask for...one day of the girls not fighting; it's still pretty sweet. I am blessed. The day I became a mother (for the fist and second time), I was fortunate to have excellent health care, during my pregnancy, and then at childbirth. Oh,... Continue Reading →
Thank you, Mom.
Thank you for all the sacrifices you made as a single mother raising two daughters. Thank you for the wonderful memories of Christmas. And the Easter baskets that were always stuffed with chocolate. Thank you for raising us up in faith, even if we left it for a while. Thank you for putting up with... Continue Reading →
Motherhood is tough.
MOTHERHOOD: It's the hardest job in the world. It's the most thankless job in the world. We are grossly underpaid. It's the most important job we will ever have. There are no manuals to prepare us for it. Sure, there are books...a lot of books...but none are concise. So we are really left to just... Continue Reading →
Dear Mom, People have said you have "earned your wings" when you get to heaven. It's because of your kind and giving heart. You would never let anyone be left out in the cold without a home. I can't even remember how many people you have opened your home to because they had no home of... Continue Reading →
bag of m&m’s
Mother's Day. This morning I was greeted by Alex, who climbed into bed with me to snuggle. I love when she does that...as long as it's not at 1 a.m. & I don't have to work the next morning. My girls were so excited to give me their Mother's Day gifts which consisted on a handful... Continue Reading →
I had a conversation with my girlfriend that got me thinking about my mother friends. Why does it seems that the "media" today tend to criticize us mothers for the job we do? To often mothers are told what we are doing wrong rather than what we are doing right; there are several reality shows built on... Continue Reading →