#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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Ted x Talk: I Owe My Energy to Myself

It’s been awhile since I’ve blogged, and I have to be completely honest and say that’s been intentional. If you follow me on Instagram then you’ve seen me recycle old looks on my grid. If you follow my Instastories than you’re getting the raw and unfiltered reasons for my absence. I’m depressed. I wrote a…

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#TeenMom – How it Shaped My Life

When you’re a child, the last thing you’re envisioning about being a teenager is being a mom- at least it was for me. I was raised according to Bible standards, so a major part of my background was being taught no sex before marriage. But if you’ve ever read my blog, then you know that…

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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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15 Essential Things to Tell Your Daughters (Even if You Think They Aren’t Listening)

As most of you brilliant ladies and (some gents) know; I am a mom. It’s no secret, I don’t try to hide it and really it is incorporated into every aspect of my life because “mom” is so apart of my identity. Is there an award for this? Now that I’ve broken an appendage patting…

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5 Things to Know About Tourette’s Syndrome

Click here to check out my contributing article to Atlanta Area Mom’s Blog.

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Life is a Tilt-a-Whirl

Without the option of getting off. That’s what I feel like right now. I just gave birth two weeks ago, and surprisingly, I am adjusting pretty well. It’s everything else that has my head spinning! Just because you have a baby doesn’t mean life slows down so you can keep up. I wish! Within the…

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Parenting While Battling Depression

Original Article Found Here Parenting is a job that requires around the clock commitment. At no time as a parent am I allowed to “clock out” so to speak. Even while these descendants of mine sleep; I am most likely busy preparing things for them the next day, or plotting and planning their schedules. It’s…

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4 Simple Reasons I Won’t Allow My 11 Year Old to Have a Cellphone

Ok, so I’m minding my business while my husband was watching the football game this past Sunday and suddenly this commercial catches my attention: Target being it’s usual flashy and colorful self. They have great advertising, too great if you ask me. I was completely annoyed with the fact that they are advertising cellphones to…

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