The Other Side of Motherhood: Choosing Differently

Disclaimer: Possible trigger, read at your own discretion . . . January 17, 2019, I did something that I never thought I would do. At 7 weeks and four days, I terminated a pregnancy. I would love to say that it was the hardest decision that I have ever made,…

Self Love With Brains and Beauty Dolls

Summer break is almost over here in Alabama. My big girl will officially be a 2nd grader in one week and I am more than ready. Ready to give my refrigerator, pantry, and utilities a much needed break. With Aubrey going back to school soon, it is important for me…

Things My Daughters Taught Me

I met my girls a little earlier than I expected. I had my first daughter two years after I graduated high school. I was young, irresponsible, and had absolutely no clue what I wanted in life. I knew for a fact that I didn’t really want to be a mom.…

The Single Mom And The Double Standard

People often talk about double standards in the work place, in relationships, and even appearances. No one ever talks about double standards when it comes to parenting. Unfortunately, we live in a time where people shame and side-eye single mothers, but won’t say anything about the men that made them mothers to…