• No Kids Allowed, Part 2

    No Kids Allowed, Part 2

    The hubs and I went on a vacation last week. Jrue and Jai stayed back in Georgia with my fantastic sister-in-law so that their weekday routine and cohesion could continue and so that mom and dad could attain some…

    May 2, 2018
  • Mommy↹Society

    Spring Break 2018 by Tracey Hamilton

    After nearly seven years of working in education, Spring Break and I have developed this love-hate relationship. Spring Break for a person working in the public school system is supposed to be the time…

    April 27, 2018
  • Spring Broke by Randy Gatling

    Spring Broke by Randy Gatling

    Spring Break hasn’t really been the same since being in school. There’s really not a “spring break” once you start adulting until you have school-age children. Then you have to take a leave from…

    April 26, 2018
  • The Power of a Wish by Vernita Finch

    The Power of a Wish by Vernita Finch

    When asked to write about Spring Break, a plethora of memories flooded my thoughts. Vacations, relaxation, sleeping in…you know, all of the things that go the way of fantasies once you have kids. I…

    April 24, 2018
  • No Kids Allowed, Part 1

    No Kids Allowed, Part 1

    I maintain an active imagination. If I happen upon a lovely photo online of an isolated island paradise, I can literally visualize myself there, soaking in warm shade and sea air, a fortuitous daydream of this real or…

    April 19, 2018
  • To Baby Girl At Age 2

    To Baby Girl At Age 2

    To our daughter, who just turned two years old: We are truly so proud of you already. We are ecstatic to see you getting taller every time you wake up and we love listening to…

    April 15, 2018
  • Marathon of the 2

    Marathon of the 2

    My baby girl will be two years old tomorrow. I can’t say that I didn’t see this coming; along with the natural progression of childhood, time has its way of speeding and slowing in…

    April 12, 2018
  • Like Half-Dressed Cartoon Animals
    Kids↹Leisure Reading / TV

    Like Half-Dressed Cartoon Animals

    About five or so 3 a.m.’s ago, I woke up out of sleep because of this question: “Why are all cartoon animals shirtless or pant-less?” I am careful about using generalizations and considered the implications of…

    April 8, 2018