Parenting

You’re not a real single mom

You’re not a real single mom

You’re not a real single mom. I am a single mom. I have never been married and my son’s father is not in the picture at all. I don’t receive child support and I do it all on my own. I bare all of the […]

Biracial Baby Hair – Perfecting & protecting the curls

Biracial Baby Hair – Perfecting & protecting the curls

Biracial Baby’s Hair For those of you who know my son, you know he has the most amazing spiral curls that everyone dreams of having. Yes, everyone. They are perfect and I will forever brag about them. These curls require some serious maintenance though or they […]

DIY Super Hero Birthday Party

DIY Super Hero Birthday Party

DIY Super Hero Birthday Party Little man turned one! And to celebrate we had a DIY Super Hero Birthday Party that turned out amazingly. We had a bounce house and a hot dog cart, capes, a photo booth complete with super hero photo booth props, […]

Infant Sign Language – Baby’s first words

Infant Sign Language – Baby’s first words

Infant Sign Language Wouldn’t it be great if you could communicate with your infant? If instead of trying to decipher his different cries, he could just tell you what he needed? Well, it is actually possible and not all that difficult either with baby sign language. Zay […]

Sleep Training my 10 month old

Sleep Training my 10 month old

Sleep Training my 10 month old in 8 days or less Zay has never been a great sleeper. Think back to his 4 month sleep regression that lasted well over 2 months. Also understand that I have had to physically rock him to sleep every […]

It sucks to be a mom

It sucks to be a mom

It sucks to be a mom A few days ago, I posted a photo to Instagram that received so much positive feedback that I needed to expand on it to reach even more mamas. See the original post below and head over to my IG @MommyMyWay to give […]

A letter to my son’s father after their first meeting

A letter to my son’s father after their first meeting

A letter to my son’s father after their first meeting.  Dear T, Saturday was everything I have wanted for the last 9 and a half months. You were so great with him and didn’t force the connection; that wouldn’t have worked with a 9 month […]

The Good, Bad & Downright Ugly: Being a Single Mom (GUEST POST)

The Good, Bad & Downright Ugly: Being a Single Mom (GUEST POST)

I would be lying if I said everything about being a single mom is either bad or good. Just as with anything, there is both good and bad. Being a mom, in itself, has challenges. Being a single mom has those challenges as well as a […]

Why I secretly love cold and flu season

Why I secretly love cold and flu season

Snotty noses, sore throats, fevers and cranky babies who don’t sleep: I’m pretty sure that’s what Hell looks like. It’s also what cold and flu season and my present reality look like. My baby has an ear infection, a stomach virus and, if that weren’t enough, […]

To the single mom with a newborn

To the single mom with a newborn

You, you there in spit-up stained sweatpants, bloody chapped nipples and tears streaming down your face. Yes, you, the single mom with a newborn. I promise it gets better. I have been where you are. I have gone days without sleep, and not figuratively speaking, […]