This is for the Mom that might not know that. This is for my daughter’s other grandmother. The woman who is a mom to me while knowing me enough to know that I’m my own mom’s girl through and through.
Author Archive | Halie
Several months ago, I significantly cut back the amount of pictures that I take of my daughter. I realized that parental pride and the feeling of her first year flying by caused me to go a little camera crazy her first few months.
The ability to voice our opinions on the internet is a double-edged sword. With infinite topics and conversations, people find themselves engaged in great battles of words and wits.
There is no such thing as a perfect human being. I would even wager that for a human, being flawed is a requirement. Admitting that fact is a stepping stone to actively attempting to recognize and eliminate the flaws in ourselves that harm other people. That in itself is another stepping stone towards developing a […]
My mother is a fighter. She would never dream of telling anybody that. No, she would tell you that this life brought her babies to her and she wouldn’t trade any of it. Being a parent now, myself, I know that her words are true. Her story isn’t mine to tell, but three things that she taught […]
“Believe Me.” I never would have thought these two words could possibly make me cringe. In all fairness to those two words, they are usually accompanied by one particular phrase that I would be happy to never hear again. “Oh, don’t look forward to (‘xyz’ milestone) because of (‘xyz’ inconvenience that comes with it).” The literal words are […]
Omaha Omaha, Nebraska has been my home for the past three years. I moved here from Kansas City, Kansas after having lived there for two years. Of course, through all of that, I am still a Georgia girl. I spent most of my life in Georgia, through childhood, adolescence, and the beginnings of adulthood. […]