The Islamic Movement of Nigeria, IMN a.k.a Shiites have released a statement alleging that 11 of their members were shot dead and 30 others injured by the Police during a clash with security officers at the National Assembly on Monday. The group, in a statement […]
I believe there is a shared experience among us that brings greater understanding and empathy between mothers than most. It’s that one where your exhausted and borderline delirious toddler has the meltdown of the century as you’re taxiing down the runway in an airplane that […].
My teenage daughter, Clara, babysits a precocious first grader. The last time she babysat her, the little girl immediately started crying as soon as Clara walked in the door, “I’m going to miss Clara so much when she’s gone!” she said, and proceeded to mope […].
It is rather bold, I admit, to say that I have done it all when it comes to school options. But I have participated in almost every kind of schooling. I have had at least one of my five children in the following: Elementary school–public, […].
I threw myself a party last week. It was actually a surprise party where pity was the theme, lies did the catering and weariness invited me in. Fortunately, I found the exit door and got out but it made me realize how easily my thoughts […].
“That’s interesting that you talk to your son like that,” the woman said as we stood in the preschool pick-up line. “What do you mean?” I asked. “This morning, when he was throwing a fit about going into the classroom, you were just talking to […].
Have they started to hit your inbox too, all the darling advertisements for sweaters and backpacks? Does your Target have giant pencils hanging and signs announcing “Back To School” already like mine does? It’s the same disorienting feeling that comes when Christmas decorations are displayed […].
My 12-year-old loves Snapchat, Instagram, and YouTube. And though I’m the mom who puts off buying my child a cell phone as long as possible, I’ve been pleasantly surprised. See, for the last year, I’ve let my youngest share my phone. She follows people on […].
The “Delusion Splash T-shirt” is an intriguing Japanese garment that cleverly uses shading to trick people into thinking that you look much better than you actually do. Japanese clothing designers seem to be on a quest to help consumers achieve the toned physique they’ve always […].
My husband had been subtly complaining about how many times I had been “going out” without him during the evenings over the past few months. From Bible study, to book club dinners, to blog meetings, I was having fun with my friends and hobbies. It […].
Who doesn’t love to snuggle up in their favorite familiar space with a hot coffee and a good book? My youngest daughter’s name is Storey, so you gotta know I’m a sucker for a heartwarming story with a riveting plot. I’m also a lifelong learner, […].