“If you happen to have kinky/curly/textured hair and you’ve just really begun digging into the facts of how to take care of it in its natural state, I’m sure you’ve probably come to the conclusion that our parents had no earthly idea of what they were actually dealing with on
I remember coming home from grade school with a cut or scrape. My mom would pull out the big brown bottle of hydrogen peroxide and poor a generous amount on my affliction. It would get to bubbling and sizzling and I thought, for sure, that this had to be the
We made it to 2015! Whoop, whoop! It’s a new year, which translates to new beginnings and fresh starts. Every year I throw out that cliché “This is going to me MY year” speech. This year, I really plan on trusting in the magic of beginnings and doing everything in
We made it through Christmas y’all! I can hear the cheers from over-extended parents around the world. I’m with you! It’s stressful making sure your young children don’t knock over the Christmas tree, prematurely break into presents, or unintentionally offend your visiting Aunt Susie by telling her she has
How Sara Lee Delightful Bread Can Lessen the Blow from Your Holiday Binge – Sandwich Recipe Included!
ver the past few months I’ve been making the conscious effort to get my family to eat a little healthier. We’ve gotten rid of fatty snacks and replaced them with more fruits and raw veggies. We’ve replaced all sugary juices with either water or all natural beverages; and we’re doing
An Open Letter to the Owner of this Kid’s Play Place: Let’s Start with the E-cigarette that I Found in the Ball Pool, Shall We?
My cousin-in-law and I have children who are almost the exact same age. Their birthdays are mere days apart. Because of this, in recent years we’ve discovered the novelty in throwing joint birthday parties to celebrate. It’s cheaper that way, and the kids end up having a blast. Well, this
In all of the hustle and bustle that the holidays bring, it’s easy to forget to take a minute to truly take in the season and enjoy everything the holiday has to offer. Among other things, there’s fruit cake, candy canes, and most importantly… cheesy Christmas films to enjoy.
It’s 4:00 on a Saturday evening and you hear a knock at the door. It’s your Uncle Larry and your Aunt Pam in town for the holidays and they’re stopping by for an impromptu visit! But wait – you haven’t done any real grocery shopping since Thanksgiving, and outside
I’ll begin this piece by being completely transparent and admitting that I had no earthly idea what a pressure cooker did, or why I needed one. The fact that this was even a “thing” at all completely eluded me. I was – for all intents and purposes – a pressure
Thanksgiving food checklist: Green bean casserole? Check. Stuffing? Check. Grandma’s sweet potato pie? (Yum.) Double check. And turkey! What would a Thanksgiving be without a big, juicy, golden brown, oven cooked bird sitting in the middle of the table? But wait – Why in the world do we eat
y twin 3-year-olds are little techies; and rightfully so. I – being their mother and all – covet any electronic gadget that can make my life easier by giving me information and entertainment with a simple flick of a finger. Needles to say, my children received their love of phones,