i carry your heart with me

i carry your heart with me

If you’ve never read the poem, “i carry your heart with me,” by e.e. cummings, then please do so now. If you have, read it again. i carry your heart with me (i carry it in my heart) i am never without it (anywhere i go you go, my dear; and whatever is done by […]

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Code like a mother

Code Like A Mother

You may be wondering what I mean by “Code Like A Mother.” Let me explain: the digital world is looking for people like you (moms) to work. Why? Because you have the skills to get stuff done and you’re the backbone of your family and your community, so why not be the backbone of the […]

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Life in second place

Life in 2nd Place: A Letter of Apology to My Second Born

Hey Kiddo, It’s hard to believe you’re turning three this month, albeit with decidedly less fanfare than your older brother’s over the top third birthday spectacle, absurdly dubbed ‘R’s Robot Romp.’ But that’s been the story of your life, hasn’t it? While every detail of your brother’s birth and existence has been enveloped in the […]

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Copy of WAHM post

Maumau’s Heavenly Hash: Recipe Makeover {Series}

My grandmother, or Maumau as we know her, turned 90-years-old this month. Being from South Louisiana, my earliest memories of her revolve around food. We would visit her on Sunday afternoons for supper in her small house outside of New Orleans for the most delicious homemade meals. As we walked in the door smells of […]

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Widowed Momma

To the Widowed Momma

Being a widow at 20-years-old was not in my childhood, prince charming-filled dreams. Neither was becoming a mom at 18 years of age. The people who were around after the funeral told me that being a widow must feel a lot like a divorce. I believe that was their way of being empathetic. I had […]

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podcasts

Podcasts: Kids’ Choice

As usual, I’m late to the game when it comes to what all the cool kids are doing. Years ago, I would roll my eyes at my friends who listened to NPR, and that continued as I started hearing about podcasts. It turns out, as with most things, I was a misguided fool, and once […]

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