Recently, law makers in Florida passed a bill that was signed into law by Governor DeSantis. It is called the “Parental Rights in Education” bill; most commonly known as the “Don’t Say Gay” bill as pegged in the media and by human activist groups. In Texas, Senate Bill 1311 allows parents and doctors who support… Continue reading Don’t Say What? The True Impact of Anti-LGBTQ+ Laws
Italian Chicken Sausage + Spinach Stuffed Shells
I'm always looking for a good recipe that my family will love and comes together quickly, this one hits the spot! ￼ Pasta is always a fan favorite. The Italian sausage packs the flavor and using a chicken variety helps cut fat and calories. Adding Spinach sneaks in a little more nutrients. I always like… Continue reading Italian Chicken Sausage + Spinach Stuffed Shells
My Breastfeeding Conundrum
Scrolling through social media I am guaranteed to see a precious picture of a mother breastfeeding her baby with the inevitable hashtag #normalizebreastfeeding. Breastfeeding is a beautiful gift mothers are able to give to their children and should be absolutely celebrated as an accomplishment. This is what we are made to do. Before formula if… Continue reading My Breastfeeding Conundrum
A Simple Gesture,An Amazing Teacher
To say we are nervous about Michael leaving the protective bubble of our current day care/preschool and entering the big world of elementary in a couple short weeks is an understatement. We want our sparkle boy to be accepted and appreciated for who he is and not bullied into hiding his true identity. This story… Continue reading A Simple Gesture,An Amazing Teacher
Go ahead, judge me.
All one has to do is pay attention to current media to know suicide is on the rise in our country. For my post on Detroit Moms Blog; 13 Reasons We Should Talk about 13 Reasons Why, I did some research on suicide data with young people. Digging further into the staggering statistics there is… Continue reading Go ahead, judge me.
To My Husband On Father’s Day
Often people ask me, "how do you do it" and typically I answer "I don't know". Do I chalk it up to my lists that have lists? Or my crazy organizing and time management skills? How about the fact that I have always been a master at multitasking? Yes, all of these certainly ring true… Continue reading To My Husband On Father’s Day
Why We Need To Stop Separating Boys and Girls
Two amazing parents I follow on social media have recently shared their child's struggles with finding a place in varying daily childhood activities. Personally, I have been struggling with the same concepts as I prepare for my twins to enter kindergarten this fall. Again and again I see children split into two categories, whether in… Continue reading Why We Need To Stop Separating Boys and Girls
An Attitude of Gratitude
One thing I believe in wholeheartedly is living your life with an attitude of gratitude. Our society, thanks largely in part to social media, has created a culture of dissatisfaction sprinkled with some envy that leaves people wanting more and making choices that are not always wise and best for their current situation. We fail… Continue reading An Attitude of Gratitude
Michael Goes to Therapy
This past week was Michael's first therapy session. I was so nervous for like two days before it I couldn't stand it. I don't even know why! I guess no one thinks it's quite "normal" to take a 5 year old to therapy and most parents never think they will need to take their young… Continue reading Michael Goes to Therapy
I Got a Tattoo.
You're like, "yeah, and?" I know I know. And like many of you I have two already. So it's no biggie. But really, it is. At least for me. I have a list of tattoos I want. Nothing big. Just some small meaningful ones. I have been wanting them for years. Years. That's why it's… Continue reading I Got a Tattoo.