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...]

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...]

Kids’ Birthday Party Ideas When You’re Short on Space

This weekend we celebrated 10 a little early with a hotel birthday party???? A photo posted by Krishann (@hismrshermr) on Sep 9, 2014 at 2:12pm PDT Your kid’s birthday comes around once a … [Read more...]

Why Blank Paper Rules

As a little girl, I loved admiring the pages of a brand new coloring book. Perhaps the only thing better was a box of new crayons, their tips untarnished by an interaction with paper. Each color … [Read more...]

Marriage Brings Out the Worst in Me (but that’s not all)

My husband brings out the best in me but that’s only half of the story … he also brings out the worst in me. He brings out the parts of me that I am embarrassed to say are there. The parts that … [Read more...]

10 Ways to Help Your Kids Make a Difference in the World

If you’re raising future global changers like I am there’s one thing I’ve learned that makes a world of difference: starting at home. Although I understand the term “global changers” might … [Read more...]

What I Wrote In January

January is almost over but before we say goodbye I wanted to share some of what I've written this month (some of them may have been previously shared some of them not as they were just published … [Read more...]

Divorce Runs in My Family

Divorce runs in my family, just like the way wide hips and large-sized feet do. It’s the “gene” I spent years hoping I didn’t have. Kind of like one my grandma passed down — a patch of … [Read more...]