Grandma’s eyes Knew to hold tears in place like A wedding bouquet to a bride . Aunt had died Her shell was to be buried She was grandma’s baby That I knew… My eyes “wanted” to see grandma’s tears I wanted to cry with grandma I wanted to share grandma’s pain At least one more…… Continue reading Grandma’s tears.
When we had our little ones just like any other parent, our hearts raced towards getting our space child proofed. We wanted to make sure nothing was a danger for them around. We got those electrical plugs, baby gates, baby monitors and on as y’all may know if you have ever taken this route. That…… Continue reading Childproofing our homes
Summer has gone by fast and perhaps many of y’all are getting back into the swing of crazy schedules especially with school for the kids. I don’t know if I have mentioned this before but we do homeschool our little ones and for now it seems to work perfectly for our family. I have had…… Continue reading Back to school 2017/2018
They are big real big! I slowly place one foot after another in mama’s shoes; one then two wiggling my feet to fit . Mama’s shoes are a challenge they are shoes of gentleness kindness grace endurance forgiveness and finding joy in every moment. Mamas shoes are heavy Mama’s feet were big my feet are…… Continue reading Mama’s shoes
“Don’t worry that children never listen to you; worry that they are always watching you.” Robert Fulghum
Papa says I look just like mama .. I am Mama’s image when friends see me.. Grandma says I remind her of mama.. Grandpa says my courage is just like mama’s.. Auntie thinks of me as her friend; just like she did with mama.. Uncle Musa sees mama in the way I talk.. Like mama,…… Continue reading Like mama..
Pearls are beautiful, graceful and I compare them to a child’s heart. Though sinful by nature, it can easily be nurtured, though not sure about how it feels, it can be filled with love, compassion, grace, forgiveness and understanding perhaps in return grow to give those traits back. I know as parents we may think…… Continue reading Treasuring our pearls