Mommy thoughts: "Taking our own advice can be one of the hardest things to do because we're the only ones that know every part of ourselves. Despite what you believe you're capable of, just try living out the things you advise others to do!" Before diving into our break for this month, we'd like to… Continue reading Breaking Generational Curses: Teenage Pregnancy
Mommy thoughts: "It's pathological to restrict the natural human characteristics of a child" (ex. play, having friends, crying, etc.) The Break: We all hate being in small spaces with strangers & a screaming baby is added to that equation, right? ... Wrong! Moments like this actually intrigue me because I love watching and analyzing how… Continue reading Shut That Baby Up?
Mommy thoughts: "Allowing yourself time to rest & reset as a mother, should never be optional." Before diving into our break for this month, we'd like to take a moment to thank our very first guest blogger Shakiela Hurt, who is the author of the entry "Give Yourself Credit." She is a Detroit based mommy… Continue reading Give Yourself Credit
I wish I had some fancy statement to explain why I haven't blogged in two months, but it's as simple as life being too damn heavy. The thought of sitting down and writing has seemed like such an unreachable task & I can only blame myself for the disconnect. However, life is heavy enough so I won't.
Mommy thoughts: "How often we go behind our own black curtain definitely matters. After all, you can't improve the things you aren't measuring." The break: Was laying here trying to force myself to go back to sleep, but couldn't so I decided to write. Most of the thoughts shared on this blog come from a… Continue reading 4am Thoughts: It’s Not Really A Job
Mommy thoughts: "As difficult as it may get, you actually have to keep going. Don't let all of your work up until this point, go to waste." The Break: This is the 1st time in a while that I've sat and wrote a blog out on paper before publishing. For a while now, I've been… Continue reading Just Stop.
Yesterday was Mother's Day. The one day a year mothers around the world are mostly likely to be given their flowers for all of the hard work they do. But what about those days when they feel like what they're doing isn't almost enough. Or when they feels guilty for not being able to fulfill… Continue reading Yesterday Was Mother’s Day
Mommy thoughts: "Having a child makes it hard to let my emotions unfold naturally. Always worried about what I'm teaching my child when the reality is, allowing my emotions to operate naturally won't do anything, but teach him how to have the best control of his." The Break: My point in sharing my struggles in parenthood… Continue reading It’s Challenging
Mommy thoughts: “While I feel I have a good grip on my emotional regulation & personal coping skills, I never fail to be reminded by dark spaces, why it’s so important to simply be a good person.”
There are many things involved with parenting that we don't take the time to think about on a regular basis because it comes so natural. There are also parenting situations that appear to be so normal that most of us don't give much thought or question to the way we were taught. Imagine telling someone… Continue reading Pride or Parenting?