Mommy Who Is Scared Of Chore Enforcement

First of all, I understand. You are not alone. Let me relay my story.  I hope you take comfort. My daughter Jazmine is 8 years old. If you are new to this blog, for the first 7 years of Jazmine's life, we lived with my mother-in-law.  Life was very different then.  I had a lot …

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Conflicting Emotions

It's a little after 10PM.  We've had a busy day.  Jazmine is in the bed.  My mom calls; I talk to her. I finish our call and briefly talk to my tired husband.  I am finished all of my roles for the day.  I've Mommied, wifed, and daughtered. I was beginning to settle in to …

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My Hips Don’t Lie

I love to dance.  I really enjoy it.  All I need is to hear a drum beat and you can fuhgeddaboudit.  I'm gone.  I don't care where I am.  I can be in the grocery store and bust a quick move if they play something I like.  I dance when I'm happy.  I even dance …

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Priorities

A piece of advice for my single ladies.  Try different things.  Explore.  Look for things you like to do and do them. I like to belly dance.  I enjoy it.  I work hard at it to learn it.  I started taking classes twice a week almost 7 months ago.  One of the things that intrigued …

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