Category: BOYS!

Five Lessons I Learned As A Soccer Coach

I’m a soccer mom. I watch soccer, I played soccer, my kids play soccer. Now, I can add soccer coach to my mommy resume. After 2 soccer seasons of coaching, I declared my retirement from the game. However, B’s desire to play has called me back out to the pitch. They say third time is a charm so I’m looking… Read more →

Back To School

It’s hard to believe our summer has come and gone. It is back to school for us! I’m really excited about this year because both of the boys have male teachers.  I always welcome Mo and B having positive male role models in their life. I can’t wait to see what the new school year brings for them.  First and fifth… Read more →

Enjoy Candid Moments

I am a regimented person.  I appreciate a schedule, a timeline, a plan.  However on a recent photoshop with friend/ photographer Lanisha Cole I realized sometimes the best moments are unplanned. While she was testing the lighting, Lanisha snapped a few candid shots of me.  I knew they were just to help her adjust the lens & lighting so I… Read more →

Happy 4th of July

Happy Birthday America!!! Independence Day honors the birthday of the United States of America and the signing of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776. It’s a day of picnics and patriotic parades, a night of concerts and fireworks, a great reason to fly the American flag and sing the Star Spangled Banner. Here is one of my favorite… Read more →

I Hate Porta Potties

Over the years I’ve amassed a handful of talents. After birthing 2 kids I discovered I could pee when I sneeze. Thank you children.  Eventually that talent grew into being able to hold my pee for extended periods of time. *APPLAUSE* This amazing feat has particularly come in handy during long soccer tourney weekends on the road.  However, with show… Read more →

Mother’s Love Is The Only Unconditional Love

Recently I was looking at old childhood photos to post for #TBT.  As I sifted through pictures of my ballet recitals, Girl Scout meetings, 4-H competitions, cheerleading camp, piano lessons, and a ton of disastrous fashion mishaps I thought “Wow. I was a really dorky kid.” However, I never felt uncool at the time.  In fact, I was confident in all… Read more →