Baby Daddy Blues: How to Grow Out of It

Ah yes ya’ll, I have a baby daddy. If you’re new here, welcome; I was a teen mom. A lot of people in my offline life don’t realize that my husband is not my oldest child’s biological father. At 17 I made a bad choice one summer afternoon but it resulted in one of the…

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Teen Mom – 4 Ways to Support

Teen moms have gotten quite the time in the spotlight with shows like 16 and Pregnant and Teen Mom OG in the last decade or so. I have always felt conflicted about that exposure because while it was good to expose what being a mother young was like; it also exploited these girls at one…

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YouTube: Mommy x Daughter Makeup Routine

Today on YouTube, my daughter and I decided to do our makeup routine together! Check it out!

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#MomChronicles: I Still Struggle w/Parenting a Special Needs Child

On this blog I have recorded hundreds of thoughts about every topic you can think of. That’s why when my son was diagnosed with ADHD & Tourette’s Syndrome I couldn’t think of a better place to share my thoughts. If you’d like to catch up on those articles you can click here, here and here. If…

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Her Story: I Chose Not To Be a Mother

Motherhood. When you hear this word, many things may come to mind. Love, adoration, strength, struggle, devotion, sacrifice just to name a few. Motherhood is revered as one of the most self sacrificing acts a woman could engage in. It’s celebrated to the point it has it’s own holiday. Sounds delightful right? But what about…

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#MomChronicles: A Special Conversation

Not to long ago I posted an article about what life has been like with my son who has a diagnosis of ADHD and Tourette’s Syndrome. After that article, a discussion with my son was had and he decided he wanted in on the conversation because he felt it was important to have his voice…

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#MomChronicles: Life with Special Needs

I remember a time I used to hear the phrase “special needs” and immediately associated it with people who had severe disabilities. It wasn’t until my own son was classified as a child who has special needs that my entire perception changed. A Little Background If you are a regular reader here on my blog…

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Surviving Motherhood: 5 Tips

Surviving Motherhood I remember the first time I became a mother like it happened yesterday! But in all reality it was literally almost 16 years ago. Now that I’m kiddo number 3, I recognize that motherhood is beautiful but it’s also a war zone. I kid you not, and if you have a teenager you…

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Mom Chronicles: Navigating Tourette’s Syndrome

A few years ago when my son (who was then 7) was first diagnosed with Tourette’s Syndrome; I wasn’t quite sure what we were preparing to get into. Yes, I did all of the research, read as much information as I could, and tried to get a firm understanding of what my son was experiencing.…

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Dear Mamas – 5 Essential Things to Remember About Parenting

Parenting. I remember hearing that word as a child and it’s meaning was so simple because the destination was seemingly far away. But as my journey would have it, it was actually much closer. It was a relatively warm spring day in May of 2003 when my first born came roaring into this world via…

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