How to torture your kids

Motherhood, or shall I say Parenthood, has many ups and downs. Somedays it feels like we’re going up a steep hill on a roller coaster and things are about to settle down, until SCREEEEAM! You’re going downhill so fast, all you can do is hold onto something and pray for it to end quickly! On those days, the days when I have to prove my point because I’m the mama and I’m going to prove … Continue reading

The empty womb

I’m a witness: the things that hurt us  most are the things that make our testimonies so effective, our individual ministries so powerful and are the very things that help others overcome their obstacles. God is so awesome  – He allowed me to be able to do this after 17 years. I really don’t mean to be morbid during this post Mother’s Day season, but for some people, Mother’s Day sucks and not because they … Continue reading

Once upon a time…

A little Mother’s Day humor. Once upon a time… I could go to the bathroom in peace and spend as long as I wanted to in there. Drive a car without another body sitting next to me changing the radio station and stealing space in the cup holder. Go to the grocery store and stick to my budget. Go to the movies, buy 2 tickets and see an adult movie. Dine in a restaurant and … Continue reading

Is It Me?

Parenting has its challenges, but I wouldn’t trade it for anything. Sometimes I find myself standing somewhere in my house wondering what the heck? Am I the only one who: 1- Finds whole boxes of McNuggets under the back seat of the car? 2- Removes Lego pieces from the refrigerator? 3- Gets freaked out by rubber spiders and snakes that show up in the middle of the kitchen floor? 4- Can’t EVER listen to the news … Continue reading

Evolving Household

 Week 4 It’s Week 4 of the Mommy Moments Blog Series. (Yay!) Pam Margolis is our guest blogger this week.  Daphine: Welcome to the series. Thanks for participating in the blog series. Let’s get started.  Tell us about yourself. Pam: I have two children. Pumpkin is 14 and Number One Son is almost 18. Daphine: Do you work outside of the home? Pam: I just recently started working as a preschool teacher, which I love. I’ve been … Continue reading

Male Perspective

Welcome to Week 3 With yesterday being Father’s Day, it’s only fitting to have this week’s blog post from a dad. This week, Michael Sheffield shares his views of parenthood. ——- Like most men, remembering the details of everyday life is not my forte’. Funny and maybe a little sad, I can remember details from a management meeting, but not the details from a family dinner. I know they happened, but heck if I can … Continue reading

The Birds and the Bees

Week 1 To kick off the Mommy Moments blog series, Books, Writing, and Life welcomes Donna Deloney. Donna is a married mother of two. She is also the author of Journey to Jordan, and a contributing author of the Bended Knees anthology. She is currently working on her second novel, A Decent Proposal. It will be released in 2012. Daphine: Thanks for agreeing to participate in the Mommy Moments blog series as a guest blogger. … Continue reading

Mommy Moments Ebook

Did you know I wrote an ebook entitled, Mommy Moments? It’s available on      Do you have children? More than one? Have you ever wondered, “Who are these little people? Where the heck did they come from?” You have? Good. I thought it was just me. You are not alone. Mommy Moments is a collection of humorous, real-life situations of me with two small children, and my lessons learned from each of them. Every situation is described in … Continue reading