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

Things I Put My Parents Through: As Told By the Culprit

It’s the finale and I’m so excited! It has been an awesome summer blog series and it is only fitting to end the series with a little humor. This week’s post is from someone who isn’t a parent, but if he were, oooh the stories he’d share. This week, Drake Hill, a dear friend from my college days, is sharing his version of Mommy Moments from the child’s perspective. If you know Drake personally, you can only imagine … Continue reading

Pink Poodles in the Airport

Mommy Moments: Week 6 I’d like to welcome Amy Mitchell-Washington as our Guest Blogger. Below is Amy’s post, in her own words: I’m a mother of four amazing children. My two daughters from my first marriage remain my greatest accomplishment in life. I’ve been blessed to have the gift of amazing love and a covenant friendship with my second husband, who has afforded me an opportunity to be a mom to a son and daughter. … 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

Wanna Be a Guest Blogger?

Are your kids getting on your last nerve?  Do they do things to make you laugh, only to turn around and do something to make you mad moments later? Do you always make your friends laugh by telling them parenting stories? If the answer is yes, you should share your story right here on Books, Writing, and Life. To celebrate the release of my ebook, Mommy Moments (summer 2011), I will be hosting guest bloggers for a  Mommy … Continue reading