This is the time for reflection… a time when we weigh the pros and cons of the decisions we have made for the past 365 days… and the time when we resolve to make better decisions for the New Year. Although there are TONS of people who will use this time to go on and […]Read more "Guess What Day It Is!??"
Gretel just got her FIRST C on her report card in Math. She doesn’t know yet… but she is going to be BUMMED. She got a C on the progress report but she was confident she would bring it up by the time report cards came out. The most frustrating thing is that she does […]Read more "C is for Average… Wait, What?"
I always advise against coveting the relationship of others. Always. The couple you think is “perfect” may very well be two very good actors who hate each other’s guts and are awaiting the perfect moment to flee their union. Unless you spend every waking moment with people, you can never be too sure what happens […]Read more "Marriage Memo Mondays: Marriage Like The Obamas"
I am so thankful for growth… I know I have blogged a lot about change and the HUGE changes I have made within my life— but I just feel it would be an injustice if I did not talk about it. I scroll through my Twitter and Facebook and I realize I know so many […]Read more "#Growth"
Last night, my daughter and I went to Winn Dixie. There was an incredibly young looking boy working… in full uniform. My daughter asked “That little boy has a job? Wow!” He happened to be outside collecting carts while I was putting grocery into the car. Curiously, I asked how old he was. He was […]Read more "Love. Live. ENCOURAGE. <3"
The type of parent I am is greatly influenced by the type of parents my mother and father were—and they were not the best by a looooooooooong shot. As children, my siblings and I experienced a lot of things we never should have been exposed to. The sad part is our story is not some […]Read more "Let Them Be… (A Parenting Blog)"
After our day at the beach, I washed and braided Iyana’s hair. She is so mo-hawk obsessed ((thanx to Willow Smith and that hair whippin’ video eons ago)) so she ALWAYS asks for a mohawk. In an attempt to switch it up a smidge… I braided it into a mo-hawk of sorts with beads. I loooooooooooove […]Read more "Proud Of Me♥"