Advice to Our Moms: 10 Things We Need You To Know

My co-contributor, Courtney Muhammad, and I decided to be creative this year for Mother’s Day. Tight budgets always make our creative juices really flow. LOL! We figured since our moms always have so much advice for us, we would return the favor. So, with the help of our siblings and my dad, who decided toContinue reading “Advice to Our Moms: 10 Things We Need You To Know”

Break Out the Board Games

In Social Distancing with an 11-year-old I told you that Gabby loves board games! The thing that is so fascinating to me is that many of the board games that we play were games that I remember playing as a child. The fact that they are still so wildly popular (okay, well maybe that is an overstatement)Continue reading “Break Out the Board Games”

For Parents Who Are Trying To Survive the Quarantine/While Their Children Need to be Homeschooled

If you’re like me, you have spent a night with a glass (or two) of wine in your hand trying to reconcile your current life with the life you had when your child(ren) was in school. Having this “school suspended due to corona virus” has thrown me through a loop.  I can’t tell you howContinue reading “For Parents Who Are Trying To Survive the Quarantine/While Their Children Need to be Homeschooled”

BECAUSE I SAID SO: Trying to Create Healthy and Happy Children

“Because I said so” doesn’t work in my house, and I am okay with that (sometimes anyway). There is also a 90% chance that I am going to get an unsolicited opinion from one of my brood every day. And, honestly, sometimes I daydream of parenting Cookie Lyons style, by telling them to “shut up” as IContinue reading “BECAUSE I SAID SO: Trying to Create Healthy and Happy Children”