daughters

Raising Beautiful Girls: Conversations of Body Image

Baby Girl

A few months ago, one of my aunts was visiting from out of town. She was staying at my mami’s house and they were heading out for a day at a local park since they were bored with staying home. I took the opportunity to tag along so baby girl could have some fun at […]

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Just a Big Monster

Baby Girl

“You’re just a big monster!” You may be used to hearing such words on the playground as one preschooler screams out to another after doing something he/she didn’t like. It happens all the time and more than likely after a few minutes, they’re back to being best friends again. But, never, did I think I’d […]

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Talking Bras with My Four Year Old

a different perspective

Mommy, you know there are bras for little girls too? Well, not for little girls like you, but older little girls, yeah. Like for 5 year olds? (Mind you, she turns 5 next month and apparently the world is going to drastically change when she’s 5 – she’ll officially be a big girl that can […]

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Curly Hair is Beautiful Too! How Everyday Conversations Become Life Lessons in Our House.

Parenting

Baby girl: “Daddy, you need a haircut.” Husband: “Do I?” Baby girl: “Yes, but not too much. Just a little off the top. You don’t want to be bald because then people would laugh at you.” Husband (after some laughter): “Well baby, I don’t really care if people laugh at me. If they laugh at […]

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Miley Cyrus Lap Dance Not So Bad

Parenting

Though it’s been a few weeks (month?),  I’m sure you’ve heard of the news regarding Miley Cyrus and the so-called “lap dance” video. If you haven’t seen the video, you can see it here. Things like “bad role model,” “did they have sex,” and “another bad move” are all being said about Miley Cyrus and […]

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