Tag: motherhood

Dear Mama, you are doin’ good

Dear Mama, you are doin’ good

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Why people of color parent their kids the way they do

Why people of color parent their kids the way they do

The sad reality is, this is exactly why people of color parent their kids the way they do. They fear for their child’s life and would rather step in and deal with them harshly rather than let them be killed on the…

Why I decided to stop smoking weed

Why I decided to stop smoking weed

The last night I smoked pot was the night my husband announced he didn’t want to be with me anymore. Just give me a year to get on my feet, he said. As I heard the words come out of…

When your teenager turns into a stranger

When your teenager turns into a stranger

Life with a teenager is hard. One moment they are the familiar sweet kid you’ve known all their life. The next — rude, moody and brooding. Someone send help because this mama is all twisted up inside. I guess it…

Kids grow up right before your eyes

Kids grow up right before your eyes

Motherhood can be tough sometimes. Yes, we rarely get any sleep. We can’t eat a meal without puppy eyes looking at us for a bite. We worry about their safety just walking out to the curb to take the trash…

The Pre-baby body vs. the Post-baby body

The Pre-baby body vs. the Post-baby body

  When I look at my body in the mirror, I see a woman with her children’s journey literally etched upon her skin. My mama always tells me that I ruined her good figure. My stomach was flat, my legs…

Motherhood teaches you patience

Motherhood teaches you patience

I just don’t know how you do it with all those kids! My two just drive me crazy! How do you do it? Wow, you must have a ton of patience! If I had a dollar for every time someone…

Having babies and hemorrhoids

Having babies and hemorrhoids

Nobody tells you about what can happen to your butt after you have a baby. The hemorrhoid struggle is real. Yes, you read the title of this post right. Hemorrhoids.  As in, ‘roids. I went there, guys. I thought we…