Mother’s Day around the world

The root of our traditionally known "Mother's Day" may be all American: Ahem, it may be thanks to Woodrow Wilson establishing the holiday in 1911, and it has since spread to other countries. BUT we may not technically be the first country to celebrate moms though (sorry, have a seat please), and not all places … Continue reading Mother’s Day around the world

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Tangled: A love/hate story about hair

I knew something was amiss. It was too quiet. I heard in the sweetest voice "mommy, where do you want me to put my craft scissors?" Oh no. She shouldn't even have her craft scissors She never cares or asks where I think she should put anything If she is asking it's because she wants … Continue reading Tangled: A love/hate story about hair

“Oh Fudge”…only she didn’t say fudge

My daughter is...spritely. I've said it once and I'll say it again, she's bursting with energy to the point I sometimes wonder just how she doesn't explode violently from all the adrenaline flowing in such a small little body. Spirited, anxious, defiant, silly, hyper, restless, intelligent, on and on. All of these things I have … Continue reading “Oh Fudge”…only she didn’t say fudge

World War Mommy

I know it's probably been written about way too much in the past few years; however, it's still amazing to me how much mom-shaming goes on via social media and other outlets. Yes, you should always be caring, nurturing, attentive, and loving (I would think that's obvious) to your children. If they are being taken … Continue reading World War Mommy

Mother’s Day: Then and Now

Mother's Day, as it is today, can be rooted to a woman named Anna Jarvis who created the official holiday in 1908. Anna Jarvis, who was the daughter of Anna Reeves Jarvis, wanted to honor her mother who had created "Mother's Day Work Clubs". These were to help mothers learn how to care for their … Continue reading Mother’s Day: Then and Now