A Mother’s Love: Happy Mother’s Day

My Mother’s Day Story Mother’s Day 2014 will forever be ingrained in my memory. It was the day I found out I was joining the mother’s club. Upon looking at the positive test, my heart started to race. We were trying, but I wasn’t prepared for…

The New Normal

Pain as a new normal  It doesn’t take long for pain to become your new normal. It doesn’t really get less, you just get used to it being there. I only have a temporary condition. For those of you unfamiliar with my previous post, I was…

Should We Allow Straight Ticket Voting?

Straight ticket voting is the pushing of a button that allows someone to vote downballot for one single party. There is a bill currently going through the Texas Legislature to repeal this straight party voting (HB 25). You can read some more about the bill and statistics…

A Late, Late Night

Pain. Searing pain shooting through my lower abdomen. The onset of symptoms was slow up until this point. I had been having back and hip pains accompanied by cramping for almost a week, but I had assumed something was out of alignment. Nope. Waves of incredible…

12 Tips to Increase Water Consumption

Coffee with a side of… Water. For those of you that have followed my blog, you might remember that a few weeks ago I started eating healthy. Don’t worry if you have no idea what I am talking about you can catch up here and here. Anyway, I…

Mom Braid Tutorial for the Busy Mom

Sometimes life is fast and comes at you with a ferocity that is hard to keep up with. I have those days. I also can be lazy. I thought being a parent would somehow make me into this unattainable human that could handle any challenge. It…