Tag: go 2 mommy

Now is NOT the time for parent shaming...

Now is NOT the time for parent shaming...
Let me be clear, there is never a time to shame other parents. It’s always wrong. However, now, it seems as if parent shaming is at an all-time high not only from non-parents who don’t get it anyway typically, but also from other parents who should really know better. We are living amid a global... Read more »

Fun and Educational Online Activities to Keep Kids Thinking and Playing

Fun and Educational Online Activities to Keep Kids Thinking and Playing
Schooling from home has become the norm for households across the global amid COVID-19.  Many parents (myself included) have found ourselves playing a more direct role in educating our children. Don’t get me wrong, our household is pretty involved with schooling to begin with, and regularly review homework assignments and give feedback on graded classwork... Read more »

5 Back to School Tips From my 3rd Grader

5 Back to School Tips From my 3rd Grader
Labor day weekend is here, which means two things. One, the summer is officially over, and two, school is starting back for pretty much everyone who hasn’t started already. Our household just wrapped week two of the school year at a new school, and my third grader has a few back to school tips to... Read more »
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9 Ways to Enhance Your Child's Learning Experience in 2019

9 Ways to Enhance Your Child's Learning Experience in 2019
We are in the final day of 2018, and halfway through winter break for most school-aged children. My daughter enjoyed her first week of break celebrating the holiday with family and her new gifts. This week will be all about learning to keep her brain flowing as we prepare for school next week. We are... 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 »

#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 »
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How come no one ever tells you how cool three year olds really are?

How come no one ever tells you how cool three year olds really are?
When you’re pregnant everyone goes on and on about everything you’ll experience with your newborn and as a parent in general. They usually follow up with tips and points for one year olds and of course offer up all the horror stories from the dreaded terrible twos. But, I’ve noticed that there are rarely any... Read more »

Quick and easy overall dress tutorial

Quick and easy overall dress tutorial
Becoming a mother has truly inspired me to utilize my creativity as much as possible. By as much as possible, I really mean once a year typically. Since Go-2-baby’s first birthday, I’ve charged myself with making or customizing at least one party of her outfit. That first year, I made a tutu and my cousin... Read more »

Trick or treating by any means...sort of

Trick or treating by any means...sort of
A few years before I became a parent, my aunt started a tradition of taking my younger siblings and cousins trick or treating in Oak Park. Although I didn’t have a child of my own, I’d always go along for the experience. At times I wondered if I was somehow reliving moments I’d never had... Read more »
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The Un-Moms Club: Being an unmarried, unsingle mommy

I tend to not get too personal on my blog, but this post has been on my mind for quite a while now.  I figure there has to be some women out her who can relate to me. You see, I’m a part of a group of moms that I’m dubbing, the “Un-Moms.” We are... Read more »