Passionate About Fort Worth
and the Moms Who Live Here

Tag Archives | advice

How to Talk to Young Kids About Death

How to Talk to Young Kids About Death

We’ve all heard the old saying by Benjamin Franklin, “In this world, nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” Unlike taxes, however, death is not a topic that always can be put off until our children are older. Of course, we all hope to delay the conversation as long as possible, but, because it […]

Continue Reading 2
dear grandsons

To the Grandsons I Never Met

Dear Grandsons, This is your Granddaddy. The guy whose baby photo sits alongside yours on the bookcase. See that guy in camo gear and a fancy watch holding that baby girl tightly in his arms in the photo on another shelf? That baby girl is your momma, and I am her proud Dada. I never got to […]

Continue Reading 2
While the threes can be tiring, I wouldn't trade anything for this time ... this boy.

Clear Mind, Better Mama: How I Hope Meditating Will Help Guide Me Through Motherhood

The long and the short of it is that it took me more than three years to get pregnant. Being the eternal optimist, bright-side seeker that I am, I reasoned that it allowed me the experience and the time I needed to develop skills, like patience and consistency, that I knew I would draw on when raising […]

Continue Reading 1