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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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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Getting My Jazmine Back

I gave away so much with her. I rationalized it of course. I had noble intentions but as my mother says, hindsight is 20/20. My daughter needs me. She wants me. All her other relationships in her life will stem from our mother/daughter relationship first. Sure, she will be close with other people, but no …

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Today, I Grew As A Parent

My husband had business to attend to so I took the opportunity for Jazmine and I to take a trip with my Anderson (my maiden name) family to see my grandmother. It was a 2-2 1/2 hour car ride. At six, I expect Jazmine to do well on car trips and she did. During our …

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The Breastplate of Righteousness

One part of the full armor of God is the breastplate of righteousness (Eph. 6:1-15) I have always understood the application of righteousness as doing the right thing even when it is difficult.  I have prayed this over my family and visualize me putting on the full armor of God on myself, husband, and daughter daily as …

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