Who am I? If you had to tell the world who you are, or about yourself, in one word… What would you choose? Mother. Wife. Human. Sister. Friend. Aunt. Cousin. Niece. Granddaughter. Child. Survivor. Victim. Co-worker. Confidant. Inspiration. Failure. Successor. Believer. Pessimist. Optimist. Cheerleader. Athlete. Enemy. Villain. Liar. Cheater. Fighter. Advocate. Lone Wolf. Loser. Winner. […]

Best Practices for Success in Life

There are 3 best practices for success in life. This can be applied specifically to individual situations or to life as a whole. Who can benefit from these best practices? The real question is who CANNOT benefit from these best practices! I personally have used these best practices in multiple facets of my life between […]

Parenting with Social Media

Hello friends!  Obviously, I will be discussing parenting with social media. However, I first want y’all to know that these are my own opinions, values and beliefs. I do not claim to be perfect, but I can assure you I’m doing my best. The past 12+ years of being a mother there is one thing […]

One Team Parenting

As I sit in the middle of raising my four children, I am looking around and seeing my friends and family all starting to embark on this new season of life. Yes, my husband and I got married young and had our kids young, however, I guess I forgot that meant we would grow up […]

Sophia’s Mental Health Journey

Sophia’s Mental Health Journey. Let’s get down to the nitty gritty when it comes to children’s mental health.  Disclaimer I’ll first start by saying I am not a licensed psychiatrist and the information I disclose here is based on multiple resources to include, but not limited to, therapy sessions, group counseling and individual conversation. I also […]

Breaking the ‘Entitled’ Generation

You’ve heard it before, this current generation is entitled. They want things immediately as they’ve grown up with access to virtually anything due to enhanced technology. I’ve watched first-hand some graduate college expecting the best shift and more money compared to the baby boomer or Gen X that has no degree but has decades of […]

My Children Don’t Say Sorry

I’m sure you’re thinking, okay what somewhat reasonable person born and raised in the South, specifically in Texas, thinks that this is at ALL a good thing to teach your children. Like how would my daddy and mom, and my Paw Paw and Gram be okay with this character trait, or lack there of, that […]

Mommy Makeover Transparency

Mommy makeovers… who has heard of them? What do you count as a mommy makeover — cosmetic surgery, salon day, lifestyle?  Personally, I am engaging in my own form of a mommy makeover. That means I am putting myself first and focusing on self-care so that I can be there for my kids and husband. […]

Reality of Military Homecoming

Behind The Scenes: Reality of Military Homecoming If you’ve ever been to a military homecoming the anxiety can be felt all throughout the air. There’s typically hundreds of spouses, children, parents and friends all huddled into a ‘waiting area.’ I don’t think I’ve ever been around that many people at one time and seemingly completely […]


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