Uncomfortable Conversations

My daughter was amazed that even at 13 she could possibly be approached with offers of sex, drugs and liquor. One day you are playing with Barbie, the next you are built better than Barbie and getting attention from the opposite sex. Growing up can bring on a mix of emotions for parents and children.Continue reading “Uncomfortable Conversations”

Changes and Children

I had to explain to my son that life would always be changing. Rarely will everything be constant, but change can be beneficial. My son is six, a very smart six year old, but like most children change can be difficult. Family structure, new schools, new living situations, etc are always to be expected asContinue reading “Changes and Children”

The Working Mom Chaos…

I recall a time I felt the entire pressure of being a working mom. I felt judged. I was already late to the parent meeting. I know they heard my heels clicking as fast as they could down the hall. I got myself together, clutched my purse and controlled my breathing. I found a seatContinue reading “The Working Mom Chaos…”

A Preteen, A Preschooler, A Puppy & A Pandemic

“Have a kid” they said… “Get a puppy” they said… I’m joking!  I love my little family, but I will say the family dynamic has changed since we added our little PUPPY Apollo to our clan. Yes, he is a great little addition. All sweet and cuddly, but he Demands ATTENTION! I forgot how muchContinue reading “A Preteen, A Preschooler, A Puppy & A Pandemic”

BABY MAMA SERIES: 7 HABITS TO HEAL

Dealing with post relationship trauma is not easy. Especially, when a child or children are involved. However, you can still manage to have a productive and healthy co-parenting relationship and happy life. On a road to recovery there are things that you must do on a consistent basis to make sure that you are beingContinue reading “BABY MAMA SERIES: 7 HABITS TO HEAL”

THE “BABY MAMA” SERIES: MENTAL HEALTH

Let me tell you the double standard… I was talking to some coworkers about a story on the news. A dad was so stressed out that he came home killed his children and himself. As we discussed how sad it was a few of my co-workers started bashing the mother. What type of mom letContinue reading “THE “BABY MAMA” SERIES: MENTAL HEALTH”