Mattie Whittsett is a 9 year old little girl from Birmingham Alabama that took her own life. This is a letter I wrote to her mom.
My fears throughout the years: Youth (10-17ish): the dark, my mom being mad at me, the lunchroom on the first day of school, roaches Early Adult (18-23ish): failing a college class, getting a DUI, not finding "the one", roaches Mid-Adult (24-26ish): losing my job, unexpected bills, losing a loved one, roaches After we adopted Quin, [...]
You guys. It is freaking October. OCTOBER. Like Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas then BOOM 2018 is OVER. Just like that. I thought time only flies when you're having fun!?! Apparently it also flies when you're stressed, over eating, and having panic attacks. Alrighty, if the calendar insists, we will move along with October. As usual, new [...]
Labeling theory is the theory of how the self-identity and behavior of individuals may be determined or influenced by the terms used to describe or classify them. Labeling theory holds that deviance is not inherent to an act, but instead focuses on the tendency of majorities to negatively label minorities or those seen as deviant from standard cultural norms. A stigma is [...]
A few years ago, shortly after I started this blog, I did a monthly challenge called "No Spend September". I surprised myself and was pretty successful at it. I decided my spending habits needed a break and I would tackle "No Spend September" again this year! There is only 1 rule and it is pretty [...]
This is a shitty story. Literally, it is about poop. Embarrassing poop at that. I have actually said to a few people that I wasn't going to put this on the blog because its so embarrassing but what the heck?!? Here goes.... So a few weeks ago JHub and his boyfriends (literally, boyfriends, because their [...]
If you are anything like me, you base your purchases off reviews. When it comes to things for QMonster, I LOVE hearing honest mom reviews before purchasing an item. So today, I am giving you a honest mom review of Calming Clipper because I feel like they are a MUST have for moms, especially my [...]