Category Archives: motherhood

But You’re My Super Hero, Mom

“But You’re My Super Hero, Mom”

These were the words my 4-year-old that almost brought me to tears and melted my heart.

We were having a discussion about super powers while watching cartoons and coloring. She asked me what my super power was and I said, “Mommy doesn’t have any super powers. I’m just regular.”

The look of incredulity that she gave me almost made me laugh but those next 6 words stuck with me for the rest of the evening.

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What New Moms Really Want

Disclaimer: This article on what new moms really want includes a review of a product received free of charge from Hallmark. All content, opinions and information are mine.

2nd Disclaimer: No. We are not expecting.

Ok. We’ve gotten all of that out of the way. I have been that new mom that was overwhelmed, stressed and on the brink of falling apart. Friends and family would visit or call and I am beyond appreciative that they thought about me and wanted to share in our family’s joy and happiness of our newest addition.

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Mother’s Day Gifts: Do It Yourself Ideas For A Pampering Basket

I love giving gifts.  With Mother’s Day right around the corner, I have been reflecting on what to do for my mother and aunts – a group of women who seem to have EVERYTHING. The best thing about them is that they are truly appreciative of anything given to them from the heart. This year I have decided to give each of them pampering baskets with items made by myself and my little ones so they can feel included.

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Inspiring Mom Bloggers: Free Virtual Summit #InspiringMomBloggers

If you follow me via any of my social media outlets, then you may have seen me mention The Inspiring Mom Bloggers Free Virtual Summit.

Blogging has been a way for me to heal and empower others – connecting women and providing a forum to openly share our professional and personal successes and struggles is the premise of Divas With A Purpose. I am honored to have been chosen by the summit host,

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Conversations With My Teen Son #VoicesForOurSons

My oldest son and I were driving together recently and I decided to take advantage of the rare occasion that it was just the two of us, he wasn’t engrossed in a book or video game and he was in a chatty mood.

“Did you all have any discussions in school yesterday about what’s going on in Ferguson?”

“Yes ma’am. We talked about it in a few of my classes. It’s terrible they shot him because he was wearing a hoodie.

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Easy Relaxation Tips for Busy Divas

It’s the first weekend of a new year and this diva is worn out! My kiddos are prepping for back to school and we have done tons of running around during the holidays.

It seems like there is no rest of the weary. And, the weary person is usually us, divas. We often take care of or coordinate all things home and family, but are we making sure we are taking care of us?

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World Prematurity Day 2013

Today is World Prematurity Day – a day when there is focus on the global issue of premature birth.

 

About World Prematurity Day

What if one day millions of people around the world joined together to show how much they care about protecting the health of babies? That’s the idea behind World Prematurity Day.

I have shared my premature baby’s story and the care my doctors took to ensure that my following births did not follow suit.

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