All I can remember is looking at her father and saying, “We don’t even have a camera. This wasn’t supposed to happen today.” He held my hand, and the pressure on my abdomen started.
Author Archive | Kristen D
If you are looking to break away from tradition and monotony (and the rest of the Fort Worth area spring breakers), check out a few kid-tested, mom approved adventures that are big on fun and low on stress.
I have always prided myself on being good at sharing. Unless the sharing involved germs of some sort, or heaven forbid, my snacks, I have always been happy to share! Over the years, I have shared clothes, stories, my home, my family, knowledge, emotions, you name it. Four years ago, everything changed: I was asked […]
It’s happened to all of us. You open your child’s take-home folder, and there it is: the form to sign up for a parent-teacher conference. Whether you are eagerly awaiting this conference or dreading it enough to have heart palpitations, I am going to fill you in on the inside secrets to help you make […]
I will never forget the first night in our new house. The divorce was rolling along, and my daughter and I were going to spend our very first night in our own home. Something about having a place to call our own, a place for just us, was liberating, exhilarating, and empowering. As I opened […]
Dear Mama, I see you. I see you because I am you. We both know there is nothing in this world that can so completely change your entire being on a primal level than becoming a mother. It stirs the depths of your soul, awakens deep seeded fears, consumes your every waking thought, and causes […]
It’s that time of year again! Summer is in full swing. Vacations, long days at the pool, and laid back schedules have become the norm. With each passing day, we are inching closer and closer to the beginning of another school year. Whether you are a “cheers” or a “tears” kind of mama at the […]