Posts in category "Go to Mommy"

How becoming a school mom ruined my blog life....

How becoming a school mom ruined my blog life....
Ok so maybe my title is a bit drastic, but it’s kind of true. My last post on here was in the summertime, right before we started preparing for Go-2Girlie’s (formerly Go-2-Baby) school debut. I was extremely nervous, and excited at the same time. I’ve always struggled to find time to write while managing my... Read more »

Hold the shade: 5 things to consider before judging another parent

Hold the shade: 5 things to consider before judging another parent
I was almost certain I knew everything I would or wouldn’t do when I became a parent, before actually being one. That’s normally how it is. We probably said things like, “my child would never throw a tantrum in public” “or I wish my child would do that.: Most parents can agree that this role... Read more »

Mattel makes me want to be a Barbie girl...again

Mattel makes me want to be a Barbie girl...again
I haven’t written much lately, not because I don’t want to, but because I haven’t really found the time to do so. Today would have probably been the same, only I saw a post on my FB timeline that made me happy. Like happier than it probably should have, considering I’m not a kid anymore.... Read more »
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How parenthood changed Halloween for me

How parenthood changed Halloween for me
Halloween wasn’t a big deal in my household when I was growing up.We wore costumes and brought candy to school for the classroom party, but that was about it. My very first time trick or treating was actually as a teen, when I decided to take my younger siblings around the neighborhood. After college graduation,... Read more »

Chicago weather, please don't ruin Halloween...again

Chicago weather, please don't ruin Halloween...again
I still can’t believe that Halloween is less than an hour away. This year seems to have flown by so fast, that I almost didn’t see it coming. With that, my daughter has been looking forward to Halloween and trick or treating for months now. She wanted to be Anna from Frozen, and then Ariel,... Read more »

Hey Raven, you need a best friend like me

Hey Raven, you need a best friend like me
Dear Raven-Symone, I’m going to just call you Raven, because I feel like I’ve known you all of my life. A few weeks ago, I wrote a letter to you in a different tone. It was in response to your comments about “ghetto names” and how you’d discriminate against people because of them. You’ve since... Read more »
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Play your part, Bully Prevention Starts at Home

Play your part, Bully Prevention Starts at Home
I’ve been meaning to write a post about bully prevention in recognition of National Bullying Prevention Month. I saw a video this morning from Fox 2 Detroit that captured a few adults playing their part, to prevent a young girl from being bullied is what inspired me to get it done. In the video, what... Read more »

3 things I meant to do before Halloween this year

3 things I meant to do before Halloween this year
Here we are one week away from Halloween and I’m sitting here thinking of my list of things that I’d planned to do this year. Actually, these things have been on my list every year, for the last few years. I’ve even written about some of these on my blog in the past. Last year,... Read more »

Why I didn't give my child a "ghetto" name

Why I didn't give my child a "ghetto" name
The internet has been buzzing all day due to the discriminatory comments Raven-Symone made about people with nontraditional, often referred to as “ghetto’ names. It all started when one of her co-hosts, Whoopi, brought up the topic of people being discriminated upon based on their names. This was a finding from a recent study, that... Read more »
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#WorkHardParentHarder The motto of a working mommy

#WorkHardParentHarder The motto of a working mommy
Most working parents are occupied with work related tasks at least 40 hours a week, if not more. For me, it’s often many more given my line of work. My position also requires me to travel occasionally, sometimes more than I’d like. I personally love what I do, but at times it can be a... Read more »