When Did I Forget She Was A Child?

Here's the truth. I have been riding Jazmine ever since she was a toddler to get her to be the perfect child.  By perfect, I mean obedient.  The child that rarely makes mistakes or missteps.  The child that 'gets it' the first time. The child that is the ideal child at every age and stage.  …

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Confessions Of A Grown Woman

I have a confession to make. It is severely humbling to admit. It is terrifying to permanently pen to paper. It is one of the most exposing bit of information I have ever shared about myself here. I craved validation. As much as I was stubborn, I sought a stamp of approval. I yearned for …

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Self-care

Self-care can not be defined or described with just one aspect as I formerly thought. I thought adequate self-care for me was to get out once or twice a month with my husband or girlfriends. I thought everyone, wifommys' in particular, should have their one thing that they did for self-care. However, the longer you …

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The Death of a Classmate = A Dose of Mortality

As I was casually scrolling through Facebook and came across a post saying how much a member of my high school class will be missed.  I reread the post confused.  Still disbelieving, I went to her page and saw a post from her family with her funeral service information. My heart broke. 'T' and I …

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Puberty And Potty Training

As Jazmine eagerly awaits her body changes, Baby Grace shows then shies away from potty independence. It is quite the spectrum we have here in the Lee household. On one hand, we are watching our flower blossom.  On the other hand, our sweet cherub is turning into quite the tyrant. As a mom who enjoys like-mindedness …

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I Don’t Want Worldly Children

Raising pagan or worldly children is one of my biggest fears.  I don't say that to mean that I expect my child never to veer off the straight and narrow way. I say that to mean I don't want to call myself raising my child in a Christian household when the only "Christian" thing about …

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