Category Archives: Parenting

The Sea Monkey is Coming!

The Sea Monkey is Coming!

While I shower my faceboook family with tons of updates and photos on my niece/God daughter, The Squirrel. I haven’t really mentioned anything about her since she was born 15 months ago here on my blog (Shame Shame Shame!) Well as I said, she is 15 months old and is a pint size diva! SheContinue Reading

I AM THEIR MAMA! An Open Discussion on Adoption & Biracial Ignorance

I AM THEIR MAMA! An Open Discussion on Adoption & Biracial Ignorance

I don’t know why, but I am always amazed at how ignorant people are when it comes to adoption and what they should and should not say to adoptive parents. I am also equally amazed at how insensitive people are about what people should and should not say about biracial children. The term “mixed” isContinue Reading

Do Boys Really Need a Daddy? An Open Discussion on Father Figures & Male Role Models

Do Boys Really Need a Daddy? An Open Discussion on Father Figures & Male Role Models

One of the things I feel most guilty about is the fact that the Monsters don’t have a daddy and the sad tragic fact, that no matter how much I explain it to my kids, they really have no concept of what a “daddy” is. They just think it is a man who is aroundContinue Reading

Mother’s Day for a Solo Mom

Mother’s Day for a Solo Mom

Today out of the blue my mind began to ponder how Mother’s Day can be different for a single parent, especially a solo parent, such as myself. What is a solo parent you might ask? It is basically a parent who is raising his/her child(ren) completely alone. There is no other parent in the pictureContinue Reading

Please Vote For Us!

Hey we are in the running for Top 25 Single Parent Blogs on Circle of Moms. Please Vote for us!!!Continue Reading

The Rewards of Hard Work

  The boys have been unofficially doing chores since the day they walked in the door 4 years ago…I always made my kids clean up their own toys, throw their own trash in the garbage, put away their own shoes etc. It is inbred in my kids that they can’t transition to the next thingContinue Reading

I know you’ve been wondering

Well since I posted this post: A Mother’s Love? I know you have been wondering how things are going with me and the boys and I can honestly say that they have gotten better. I felt all of your prayers and I ask that you continue praying. I have and am still addressing my feelingsContinue Reading

Ambivalence

Well, I am big ball of emotions…. SORROW & SADNESS… My aunt’s death is taking me for a loop….I was REALLY sad when I found out..then I was ok UNTIL TODAY….I just keep having sudden outbursts of uncontrollable tears….I cry because of how she lived her final years…I cry because I miss her…I cry becauseContinue Reading