Happy father's day to all of the wonderful men who are trying to hold it down for their families. To the brothers, uncles, grandfathers, and significant others who play the role of a father and a provider. And, to all the single fathers who are trying their best by their children. Your presence and efforts … Continue reading Happy Father’s Day!
Happy Mother's day to all of the mothers out there, the one's who are struggling, the one's who are pretending, the one's who are enjoying every minute, and to the one's who are just trying. Mother's day doesn't just celebrate mothers it also celebrates womanhood, how a collective group of women play a certain role … Continue reading Happy Mother’s Day!
He was nine and I was four, we were friends, thick as thieves, he was tall and lean I was short and skinny. We were family friends, him and I. One day he was over with his family, "lets play a new game, do you trust me?" He checked to see if the coast was … Continue reading Molested
Bully : a blustering, browbeating person; especially : one who is habitually cruel, insulting, or threatening to others who are weaker, smaller, or in some way vulnerable (Merriam-Webster). There are four types of bullying, physical, verbal, social, and cyber. Physical bullying is hitting, kicking, tripping, pinching, pushing or damaging property. Verbal bullying includes name calling, insults, teasing, intimidation, … Continue reading No one likes a Bully!
Why is it that the father and daughter bond isn't as highlighted as father and son or mother and son, why isn't society more accepting of a healthy and happy relationship between a father and his daughter? Is it because in most cultures having a daughter means that you have been given a burden to … Continue reading I am raised by a Lion
I used to look at my husband and think, 'Oh my god, he's such a mama's boy!' little did I know my son isn't to far behind in becoming one as well. I don't know why there is so much negative stigma attached to the term ' mama's boy' its really not a bad thing, … Continue reading He’s a Mama’s Boy
With so much advancement in technology it's no wonder kids are glued to some sort of screen. Kids spend countless hours on iPads, phones, or TV's, those kids that go to school make up for lost time during the weekend. I'm no medical expert or scientist, but I am a mom and I know when … Continue reading My kid is turning into a zombie!
Unless you are living under a rock you might not have heard about the results of the United States Elections. Yes, Trump won, and I along with many others felt the shock waves. I never felt more fear or disappointment for the future of my country and fellow citizens. But, even before myself I … Continue reading Raising children in a country divided