There she was, sitting in the doctor’s office {the fifth one that month} and he tells her, “you have one or two years left to live”. Unable to fully process the information shared right there with her, blank stares...
World Kindness Day is Saturday, November 13. This day is set aside to promote kindness in the world and in individual relationships.  I walked into the waiting room, 8 months pregnant, with a 2.5 year old and a 4 year...
An interesting phenomenon has begun to emerge among my mom community. It seems I have reached the magical age where 90% of my friends either have children or are currently in the process of bringing them into the world. For years...
When I think about my childhood in Houston, I hear the sounds of Astros baseball. The crack of the bat. The roar of the fans. The excitement of Milo Hamilton and his HOLY TOLEDO coming though the TV. If...
“So... what are you going to do with all your free time?”.  I’ve been asked about this, 784 times. 785. 786. 787. It's gonna jump 10 before I finish this post.  From close friends to strangers to the nice lady cashier...
Kids are back in school! Hallelujah!  My youngest is in two day a week preschool this year. And a few people in my orbit have been wondering what I might be planning on doing with my newly found "free time"...
Like most Americans, the anniversary of September 11th strikes viscerally. For some of you, you may have just been in grade school. For others, you had kids far from your reach. For some, you were in college. I was in...
Where are my fellow geriatric millennial/Xennial mamas who grew up in evangelical churches? If this is you, chances are you heard about and likely participated in the program True Love Waits. True Love Waits was (and apparently still is)...
When the Houston forecast called for snow in February of this year, we were ecstatic. As moms, we wanted our kids to see something that they can only see on ski trips in Colorado. We hunkered down, and the...
I’m almost two years into my forties, the decade that promised me freedom from self consciousness, from caring so much what other people think of me. And yes, this has proved true in a lot of instances; for example,...

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How White People Can Celebrate Black History Month

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Our country has spent the past few years engaged in conversations around the racial inequalities that plague our society. By now, most of us...