Posts Tagged ‘parenting’



it’s only fifteen minutes. i have a new mantra. what do you do during your day? work, school, and sleep take up so much of mine. busy parents have to make dinner, run kids to soccer practice, put them in the bath, and to bed, there seems to be no time to breathe, and many […]

dancing through life skimming the surface gliding where turf is smooth life’s more painless for the brainless why think too hard when it’s so soothing? i haven’t been posting lately. i have been busy with school. i have been spending quality time with family. i have been enjoying life. we finished three weeks of lecture, […]

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jennette mccurdy is successful in a way so many young women dream of being. she has had guest-starring roles on hit television shows, a lead in the popular children’s show icarly, and just released her self-titled album in january of 2012. but i’m not jealous, and my lack of jealousy isn’t only because of her […]

beauty is in the eye of the beholder, and it may be necessary from time to time to give a stupid or misinformed beholder a black eye – miss piggy c is a great person. she is loyal, but remarkably uncompassionate. she has a great smile, but often seems too shy to show it. you […]

i first met l in august of 2010. she was just two months old at the time. she slept in a clothes basket, and napped in a plastic tub of blankets. she was so small, so petite, so fragile. l was born via a ceasaren section in the middle of june. her mother lives with […]

recently my dear friend j found the gender of the baby she is carrying. there is an infant, curling its fists inside her. tiny fists. its tiny body is growing inside her. j’s blood flows through its veins. unable to imagine. it is my hope, my prayer, for this child to grow into a strong […]

i was raised to desire children. we are talking “19 kids and counting“. i was raised to believe that children are a blessing from god, precious little angels. my mom often said that she wanted twelve (thank the lord she only got halfway there). i do desire children. at nineteen, my hormones kicked in awhile […]