Can I be honest with you? I'm not a fan of four. Four what? The age....of my daughter. Four is the new f word. There I said it. I'm a mother of a 4-year-old and it is stretching me to my...
I love being the random recipient of kindness.  Even if it's as small as someone opening the door for me when my arms are full of a wiggling toddler, it always adds a smile to my face.  With kids,...
Every time that my sister and I are at my parent's house, we pull out our family photo albums and thumb through the pages and relive the memories of our youth. It's funny to see old haircuts and exciting...
I've always loved organization. Although, I don't always have the cleanest house, my heart skips a beat when I get the chance to reorganize my pantry or when my medicine cabinet gets an overhaul. When I was growing up,...
As the winter months drag on, the walls in our house start closing in.  When the pent up energy has nowhere to go except bouncing off walls, it’s time to get creative.  Over the years I have come up...

The Golden Rule

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I like to live by the "Golden Rule" - treat others as you would want to be treated. When it comes to young girls these days this rule is a hard one. Girls can be just mean and it...

Resolution Is A Strong Word.

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When I searched the word "resolution" on Merriam-Webster's website, this is what it said; resolution: the act of finding an answer or solution to a conflict, problem, etc. As a mom, I solve problems every day.  I find a lost shoe...
As moms we are busy. Really busy. Whether we are staying at home, working part-time, working full-time or running a Fortune 500 company, we are busy. The demands of life, of kids, of spouses, of our duties inevitably creeps...
First off let me say, I am not a doctor or a lactation consultant. This is my experience and while I'm sure others have similar experiences, nursing is something that is a very personal choice and experience. I hope...
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Give the Gift of Time

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With the holiday season upon us, it's no better time than to give the gift of quality time to those we love. Whether we are off work for Christmas or we are stay at home moms that spend our...

Rite of Passage

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As a mother of girls who are 16 months apart, I struggle with an ongoing issue… do they both get to do the same thing at the same time or should it be special for just one?  When my...
It is commonly said that there are a lot of things that women who are not moms do not understand about being a mother. Even though women who are not mothers probably hate to hear that concept enter a conversation,...

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Your Guide to Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month in OKC

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A few months ago a dear friend asked me if our 15-year-old son would be willing to be an escort in her daughter’s upcoming...