Honesty

We teach our children that honesty is the best policy. We try to instill in them that they shouldn’t tell stories to make their friends feel better or to make to try and get out of trouble. For the most part it’s effective. Sometimes to a fault.

Decisions Decisions

I understand that not all decisions will be view positively from others, but at the end of the day, you have to do what is best for you and your family. This was something that I just recently came to terms with.

Burnt Toast

A few year ago, I had a dream that I my Love and I were arguing about burnt toast. The dream was so vivid and realistic. I remember him saying, “You can’t even get the toast right.” My reply to this was, “Everybody burns the toast, babe.”

Long Time, No See

It’s been quite some time since I’ve written on here. Let me catch you up with what’s been going on with me.

Chamomile and Respect

After a long day, chamomile tea and peace is all that you need. Children tend to bring out the best and worst in you. They make you do a great bit of self reflecting. You think you’re an okay person and then your children show you every area that you need to work on. For…

Earl Grey and Milk

It’s two in the morning and I am awakened by the cries of my three-year-old son. “Mommy! Mommy! I want you!” Groggily, I get out of bed and make my way to my son’s room. Pain shoots through my foot as I step into his room. I quickly step again and pain shoots through my…

Sorry For My Absence

Sorry for my absence. I’ve been trying to get through some things. Trying to get through depression, trying to find my self-worth and at least realize I am worth something, trying to live instead of just surviving. You know life. I just let it get the better of me for a while. Just so you…

Shorts…In October

The other day, I had to work late and my mom picked my son up from school for me. Around 4:30, maybe 5, I got the text message with a picture from my mother that she had him and was on the way to her house. After I got off work I headed to my…

Words to a Mom-to-Be

Today I was asked by one of my co-workers for some advise on being a mom. She is 8 months pregnant with her first child and it’s very clear the anxiety of birth and the reality of child-rearing are starting to weigh on her. We’ll call my co-worker, Monica. She told me that she asked…

By Any Other Name…

They call us Mom, Stepmom, Auntie, Grandma, Sister, Friend. They call use many things. We are the women that care for our children, your children. We are the women that birthed them, adopted them, raised them. We are the women that stayed up late at night because they were sick. We are the women that…