Those Parenting Moments That Come Out of Left Field

A photo posted by Krishann (@hismrshermr) on Feb 21, 2016 at 9:58pm PST Over the past couple of years I've encountered some parenting moments that seem to have come from left field. Or at … [Read more...]

Growing Up Alongside my Child

My oldest and I have a very special connection, and it isn't simply because she's my first born. It's much deeper than that. I wouldn't be the woman I am today had she never came to be. I was 19 … [Read more...]

What No Mom Should Be Afraid to Ask For

Asking for what I need isn't something that comes easy to me. I'm pretty good at being vague or implying, but I have yet to just come out and say it. I'm getting better at it though. Slowly but surely … [Read more...]

On Staying Married for the Kids

“Don’t stay married for the kids.” I’ve heard those words from countless men and women who somehow found themselves on the other side of marriage — divorced, and whether out of a desire … [Read more...]

The Tough Question Every Parent Should Ask Themselves

How will you be remembered? It’s a question that is often at the forefront of my mind these days. See, it occurred to me recently that I’m doing more than just living — I’m creating a … [Read more...]

Cliché Photos Married Couples Have

For some married couples, their cell phone's Instagram/Facebook feed serves as a highlight reel of their relationship. A steady stream of countless moments that come together to tell a love story: … [Read more...]

Habits That Make for an Unhappy Mom

Everyone says happiness is a choice. As someone with a history of depression I often find that concept slightly difficult to digest. How can something so complex as happiness come down to one … [Read more...]

Why You Should Forgive Your Ex (Especially if You Have a Child with Them)

“She looks just like her father.” I flushed every time I heard these words, hoping the discomfort I felt was hidden by my brown skin. I wasn’t exactly sure how to feel, I just knew hearing … [Read more...]

Today

Just for today I will let my children climb into bed and I will watch the sunrise as I kiss their foreheads telling them how much I love them. Even if it means breakfast crumbs in the car. Even if it … [Read more...]

My Husband Is Not Responsible for my Happiness

"When you aren't depending on your husband to fill you up, then he can make mistakes and you are still okay. He can say the wrong thing and you can forgive him quickly. He can struggle and question … [Read more...]