Bluebonnet Season

Bluebonnet Season

Just keep moving forward. The first time I saw the bluebonnets that year was on my Facebook feed. In an attempt to find a lifeline to other adults during a day where demands from my four children reached an epic high, I logged on and found the Texas state flower....
The One Thing That Terrifies Me As A Mom

The One Thing That Terrifies Me As A Mom

I never realized being a mom could leave me so helpless. It happened so quick.  Within seconds my daughter went from smiling and happy to screaming and in pain. I had watched it happen.  I had seen it coming and I was helpless to do anything. I had tried, of course,...
Maternal Instincts Aren’t A Given

Maternal Instincts Aren’t A Given

I’d like to start off by assuring you that my baby is alive and well. She’s a healthy, happy, and mischievous bundle of joy at 14 months old. Why the disclaimer? Because I was a slow starter! Those so-called maternal instincts didn’t appear, poof, by magic as soon as...