I am in the throws of my first and only child free weekend all summer. My daughter’s been home with me since June. Just about everywhere I went, she went. This Labor Day weekend, her grandmother took mercy on my soul and took her out of town. Continue reading
I may not be the easiest person to kick it with these days. I am a little overwhelmed and with the set up of some new projects (coming soon to a blog near you) I have been really, really busy. I am okay with it. The most exciting thing I have going on is my kid.
One of the things that have always bothered me is that, I don’t remember much about my father. I have heard that he had an accent – being from Belize, I am sure that he did. I just don’t remember how he sounded. The last thing that I would ever want is for my daughter to not remember me should I pass on.
When you hear that you are about to be a mom, chances are, you have all of these Claire Huxtable, Mrs Cleaver thoughts in your head about what kind of mom you are going to be. Stop it. As time goes on, here are a few things that I learned … Continue reading
Hillary Duff did an interview with Redbook last month – talking about being a divorced parent, of her four year old son, and all of the mom guilt associated along with it. Mom guilt is a real thing. When me and the WUZband separated – we literally went our separate ways over to separate states – almost feeling like we were in separate worlds. Continue reading
My daughter’s birthday happens to be less than a month after Christmas. What ended up happening the first year is that folks that sent her Christmas presents late ended up getting their presents stashed in the back of my closet to be given to her the following month. Continue reading
I remember when I was younger, I had my list of must see TV shows, Alvin and the Chipmunks (circa 1988), Jem, Thundercats, and of course, She-Ra. In my house, It’s Paw Patrol. If you have never watched it, it’s a show about a 10 year old kid named Ryder, with 6 dogs who moonlight as municipal city workers in Adventure Bay. Im serious. Continue reading