How to Survive the “Science Fair”

Have you survived your first science fair as a parent yet?
This may sound like a helpful post but really, be forewarned, there is no actual help here to be had, only tears, yelling and frustration. No, this my fellow weary, exhausted parents is a piece of commiseration because all one can really hope for is […]

By |February 24th, 2015|Categories: Featured, Parenting|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Making Memories When You Least Expect It #SoMuchMore

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Remember when your children were tiny and they depended on you for absolutely everything? Those first couple of years felt like they lasted forever. They were arduous and while down in those trenches of motherhood, I’m pretty […]

By |February 18th, 2015|Categories: Parenting, Sponsored Post|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Dad Refuses to Abandon Son with Down Syndrome, Mom Divorces Him

In Armenia, a baby boy was born with Down syndrome. His father, Samuel Forrest heard his newborn son’s cries, as he excitedly waited outside of his wife’s delivery room to meet him. But the new father was not immediately invited into the room. Instead, this happened.
“This pediatrician walks out of the room with a little […]

By |February 6th, 2015|Categories: News, Parenting|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Strong Like A Girl #LikeAGirl

” Like a Girl ” what does that even mean? Like a boss? Like your best? Like you? Bigger? Bolder? Brighter? Faster? Harder? Stronger? Longer? Better? I’ve never gotten that phrase and I’ve always hated the negative connotation that is inferred by it. I’m a woman and I love being a woman. I don’t think being […]

By |February 2nd, 2015|Categories: Featured, News, Raising Girls|Tags: , , , , |1 Comment

American Girl, Grace Thomas, Giveaway!

Whose little girl doesn’t love an American Girl Doll? Valentine’s Day is in little less than a month and that means time to gift the people I love something they will love. Obviously, it’s not about the gift but I really do love giving my girls something that makes their face light up. I’ve partnered […]

By |January 19th, 2015|Categories: giveaway, Raising Girls|Tags: , , |32 Comments

I Love you More, A**hole

Dear sweet little girl of mine,

You steal my heart with every glance. You can be the sweetest, kindest, most loving little soul that ever lived and then you can not be just as quickly. I don’t know what it was that set you off this morning.

You had plenty of sleep.

I woke you in plenty of time.

You […]

By |January 14th, 2015|Categories: Confessions, Featured, humor|Tags: , , , , |1 Comment

Love You to the Moon and Back

I notice you. I see you. Since the first moment I held you in my arms, you’ve been the center of my world. You’ve had me wrapped around your finger since your first breath.

I know the squeaky wheel gets the attention but I see you. I know you are there. I cherish every glance and […]

By |December 30th, 2014|Categories: Featured, Parenting|Tags: , |0 Comments

Sleep in Heavenly Peace

I thought I had forgotten but it’s never far from my heart. I lied to myself and I believed the lie. Recently, I was at a family holiday party, surrounded by people who I love and love me, and there he was; my beautiful reminder. With his tender, sweet, barely 2-year-old smile, he tore the wound […]

By |December 17th, 2014|Categories: Confessions, Loss|Tags: , , |1 Comment

American Girl Will Donate a Doll to Children’s Hospital for Every one Bought #Joy2EveryGirl

Anyone who has been a long time reader of The TRUTH knows that we are big fans of American Girl in our home. Remember the American Girl Christmas of 2013?

 

It all started with a couple of hand-me-down American Girl dolls and a Bitty Baby from my niece (who’s now 17) and my daughters were smitten. […]

By |December 8th, 2014|Categories: Raising Girls, Sponsored Post|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Father Singing Blackbird to Dying Newborn Son is Most Beautiful thing on the Internet

Blackbird singing in the dead of night,
take these broken wings and learn to fly,
All your life…
You were only waiting for this moment to arrive.

Imagine losing everything and then imagine losing it again, all within a few days. According to Chris Picco Youtube video description…
Chris Picco singing Blackbird to his son, Lennon James Picco, who was delivered […]

By |November 14th, 2014|Categories: Loss, Parenting|Tags: , , , |0 Comments