This is the last day of August and we are officially fully submerged into the chaos that Fall brings into our lives. The extra school/sports activities on top of two full-time working parents makes us wonder why our kids need extracurriculars in their lives. Last week there was not ONE evening where we didn’t have something(…)
Imagine for a second that your family is struggling financially. This may not be such a stretch for many readers but when I say struggling, I mean REALLY struggling. As in, you can’t pay all the bills and still buy food struggling. So you reach out for help because it’s not just you, you’ve got little ones who are struggling with you and you’re not so proud that you’re going to cause them to be hungry. But that help only goes so far and one very important item it doesn’t cover is diapers. Diapers may seem like a very necessary item to our readers but they are not covered by most social service programs and because of that many families in our community are struggling to keep their babies in clean diapers.
The short answer? Absolutely nothing. Or rather, I got a straight reply, and then felt like a HUGE weight had been lifted from my shoulders. And so did the other mom – later, she thanked me for bringing it up. The question never fails to pause the conversation, but it’s imperative parents get more comfortable(…)
We’re all adults here, right? So, I am going to get right down to brass tacks. I am a very whiny woman when I go a long time without a date with my husband, Adam. I think he is an awesome guy (after almost 15 years of marriage), and, sometimes I really need a break from our(…)
There is little (if anything) worse than losing a child. If you have lost a spouse, child, family member, or friend, you’ve probably found there are not many people who understand the deep hurt you feel. GriefShare is a friendly, caring group of people who will walk alongside you through one of life’s most difficult(…)
When word on the street got around that Shakalaka was coming to Huntsville, parents all over town either cheered or groaned. So OF COURSE something that divisive needs a parent review! We sent Heather and Melika, two local moms with kids in two different age groups, to check it out.