Category #2 · Daughters · featuredpost · Simple Musings

The Most Important Thing You Can Do For Her

“Boston,” I ask, “Will you be my best friend forever?”
“Yes.”
“Even when your 16?”
“Yes, forever and ever!”

I feel the tears begin to burn. I wonder, what really lies ahead for us?

What will life throw at her? In what ways will it try to break her dear form? The thoughts begin to consume me to the point of deep heartache. How I long to keep her sheltered from all the cruelty of this world. If only I could be her protecter forever and ever. . .

Featured · My Heart · Readers' Favorites · Real and Raw

Crazy Hot Sex

To my dear daughter, As you grow, many boys will enter your years. They will speak words of love and passion, of wanting you–all of you. Their sex will be lacking. Believe me, dear girl, I know what crazy hot lovemaking is made of. Until the boy can assure you of the following, it is… Continue reading Crazy Hot Sex

Daughters · Toddlers

Second Fiddle to Elsa’s Frozen Charm

Boston is going as “Elsa” tomorrow. Of course she is Elsa. My house has been overtaken by the Frozen star.We have bags, socks, shirts, puzzles, singing microphones, the doll, the book, the dress. My daughter is three. Not three going to be four next week. No, three just last month three. Isn’t this still the age of… Continue reading Second Fiddle to Elsa’s Frozen Charm

Amazing People · Inspiring mommas

First Flight Out

We moved this week. My mom came. Of course my mom came. She lives another state away, but come a need and she is there, right by my side. Today I began to think of all the times she has rushed to my aid since I first packed up my car and headed across the… Continue reading First Flight Out

My Heart

Domestic Violence: She is Not Bulletproof

Ray Rice of the Baltimore Ravens has recently been suspended from the NFL. Video footage from back in February revealed him punching his fiancée unconscious with a single hit, then dragging her limp body out of the elevator. It is sickening, horrific. What is more shaking, however, is Rice’s then fiancée, Janay Palmer, is now Janay Rice,… Continue reading Domestic Violence: She is Not Bulletproof

Our Kids · Readers' Favorites · Toddlers

Eyes Wide Open

“Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.” ~Dr. Seuss  An incident occurred which left me hurting. I should not have let my daughter be witness, and yet at the moment I did not give it much concern. She is young, she does not understand, she is playing with… Continue reading Eyes Wide Open