It's about that time of year I start to feel that winter may never end! It's been days and days since the sun has shined and my toddler is literally bouncing off the walls. I daydream about the sun,...
Ever since my daughter's first birthday in July, I have had a very consistent back and forth struggle going on inside my head.  That struggle is, the decision of whether or not to have another baby.   There are not...
As a first time mom, one of the biggest challenges I have faced is finding my mom tribe. Okay, let's be real here, I'd settle for a mom friend at this point never mind the whole tribe!  As a stay-at-home...
“Mommy, why don’t we match?”  Crash! That’s the sound of my heart breaking as I realize that my daughter’s innocence about race and racism is now over.  Now, please understand that this is not the first time my daughter...
I will never forget the day that my baby blues kicked in. My son was 11 days old. I was recovering from a c-section must slower than I wanted. My nipples were completely destroyed and suddenly, now inverted. Umm,...
"It's the only surprise left in life!" Isn't most of life a surprise?  Even so, my husband and I fell in love with the idea of not finding out the gender* of our baby.  There are many reasons couples decide...
With the onset of winter weather it seems like car wrecks, spin outs, or vehicles in the ditch are part of the regular commute for us Michiganders.  As a mom every time I pass by one I do a...
The holidays are a magical time. You visit Santa, you wrap presents, you are one in a sea of about five bazillion people shopping at the last minute... You see family and friends that you haven't seen in a...
I am not suggesting that you forego a professional photo shoot for your newborn.  However, many of us have decent cameras or smartphones readily available.  They only stay little for so long, so you'll probably be photographing your baby...