The Momming Journey

We All Need a Little Reckless

Well, it's official.  I don't have enough fun.  Can I say I'm surprised?  Not really, no.  But is it all my fault?  Well, possibly.  You see, as a mom with three kids diagnosed with special needs and as a wife to an active duty service member, my life stays busy.  My brain is constantly going… Continue reading We All Need a Little Reckless

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What Did I Do Wrong? A Reminder in the Struggle

No one likes to be disappointed, especially when you've worked so hard and wanted something for so long.  We are taught as children that anyone can be or do whatever he or she wants to do, as long as he or she works hard for it.  And this is still very true.  Most people who… Continue reading What Did I Do Wrong? A Reminder in the Struggle

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Changing Your Perspective

It wasn't so long ago, that I was a working woman. I started working full time right after college and all throughout my first two pregnancies. I've worked in management for a Fortune 500 company, in finance as an account manager, and in early childhood education as a preschool assistant teacher. I've dabbled in quite… Continue reading Changing Your Perspective

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#Goals- Kids Edition

P/C- whatsapplovestatus.com I took a bit of a break from the blogs to really focus on celebrating the holidays with my family.  And for the most part, they were a success, from Thanksgiving in the deep South to Christmas in our nation's capital.  The Davis family made tremendous strides in creating fun and memorable family… Continue reading #Goals- Kids Edition

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24 Questions You Should Ask Your Child’s Teacher Before Back to School Night

Teaching.  It's a calling, they say.  It must be, for it warrants a crap ton of work for very little pay.  Most teachers will say they love what they do.  They love their kids.  Why else do anything, especially when there isn't much money involved.  Bills do still need to get paid, don't you know. … Continue reading 24 Questions You Should Ask Your Child’s Teacher Before Back to School Night

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I Didn’t Cry on My Kids’ First Day of School… And This Is Why.

The first day of school is a special, and sentimental, day for both children and parents alike.  It is the day we say goodbye to the days of getting up at whenever o'clock and going on vacation and say hello to early breakfasts, walks to the bus stop, and the dreaded homework.  Like most of… Continue reading I Didn’t Cry on My Kids’ First Day of School… And This Is Why.

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Handling the Transition

*Written June 2018 --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- “So, I close my eyes to old ends And open my heart to new beginnings.” It is roughly 7am and my daughters awakes as she does everyday at the same time asking for something to eat. I instruct her to use the bathroom and wash her face while barely opening my… Continue reading Handling the Transition

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What Your Early Childhood Teacher Wants You to Know

“It’s a rare person who can take care of hearts as well as take care of business”- Unknown I spent a total of 2 years working for Child and Youth Services (CYS), an organization that caters to the needs of the families assigned to Army installations throughout the world.  Part of the CYS structure includes… Continue reading What Your Early Childhood Teacher Wants You to Know