Motherhood

A Letter to the Fatherless

"This is my beloved Son, in whom I am well-pleased." -Matthew 3:17 My Dear Son, You may not realize this, or forget all too often, but I am watching you. I have been watching you ever since you were born. I was there when you…

To the Bullied Kid

"If you're alive, there's a purpose for your life." -Rick Warren To the Bullied Kid, You are not alone. In fact, they say that one out of every five students is reported as being bullied, and those are just the "reported" cases. Which they say…

Dream Big Princess

"Be students, be teachers, be politicians, be preachers, be believers, be leaders, be astronauts, be champions, be truth seekers...You could be the greatest, you can be the best, you can be the king kong banging on your chest, you could beat the world, you could…

How to Take Magical Family Photos

"The days are long, but the years are short." When you have young children you realize how fast they change and grow, which is why parents often take more pictures than they even know what to do with (I happen to be one of those…

Where is the ‘hood’ in motherhood?

"Two are better than one...for if they fall one will lift up the other." -Ecclesiates 4:9-10 I see them. In groups, talking, laughing, relating. I usually watch them from afar, wondering their stories, how they met, how often they meet. I usually start to feel…

Mommy & Me Swimwear

"Life isn't perfect, but your swimwear can be."  Lets face it, I love matching my little's. The obsession started with just our shoe wear; Converse & Toms have great options for the entire family. I'll often pick a color for all of us to wear…

The Easter Bunny Alternative

"Be of good cheer: I have overcome the world." -John 13:63 During the holiday season last year I worked with a company that did an alternative to Elf on a Shelf called "The Star from Afar." It taught children the true meaning of Christmas by…

When Loud is Just Noise

"Let us not love with words or speech but with actions and in truth." -1 John 3:18 I am the youngest of four daughters and growing up in a household full of women I have learned some pretty invaluable lessons. 1) Don't forget to wash…

Preschool: The New College

"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world." Nelson Mandela I know it sounds crazy; preschool: the new college, but after our recent search it is absolutely true. Did you know that people sign up for preschool almost a…

Let’s Talk about Sex, Baby…

"Let's talk about sex, baby. Lets talk about you and me. Let's talk about all the good things and the bad things that may be. Let's talk about sex." -Salt 'N' Pepa First comes love, then comes marriage, then comes baby in a baby carriage…which…