6 Really Stupid Things to Say to a Homeschooling Mom!

After 15 years of homeschooling, nothing anyone says or asks me concerning it surprises me anymore; but, that has not always been the case.  I don’t sweat the questions or negativity from strangers anymore, that’s because I spent years prior having to stand trial.  My judges were family and close friends, but I don’t blame […]

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Better Parenting: When it’s better to give money instead!

With the passing of one of the biggest holidays of the year, children across the country were graced with an abundance of new items: everything from toys, electronics, super-gadgets, clothes, shoes, and just about every other thing their little hearts could fancy, waiting for them Christmas morning, probably under a decked out tree!  Now, that […]

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Fix these 3 Mindsets, Watch Your Money Grow!

Okay, so here is the trend—only publicize your wins, accentuate the highlights, and by all means, hide all mistakes and flaws; but, trends, just like rules, should be broken sometimes.  Now, if you knew my husband and I, say, ten years ago, you would have probably labeled us as financially successful.  Were we wealthy?  No!  […]

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Please Don’t Go There! What happens when mothers Compete.

Oh, the wonderful world of Competition-Land—have you visited lately? It’s a special place where mothers gather, in groups of at least two or more, to do the male equivalent of the penis swing; only women don’t have penises, which makes it even more annoying and  bizarre. Today, while I sat waiting for one of my children […]

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5 Reasons You Might Need to Apologize to Your kids!

If you know me, and we’ve ever had a real conversation about my children, it’s probably come up that over the years, I’ve often had to apologize to them a lot, for a whole host of things.  I accepted early on my slim chance of ever attaining mother of any year, and decided instead to […]

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The Journey to Non-traditional Parenting

About ten years ago, my entire family was sure I’d lost my mind—even more!   They never really thought I was a “normal” one to begin with, but when I told them how I planned to homeschool my son, that was all the confirmation they needed to be finally and unequivocally sure!  “Kisha is crazy as […]

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Lost Child, Strong Will, Right Path!

She was screaming, more like sobbing, while calling out my name.  I could hear her from all the way inside my neighbor’s home—I think we were in the living room, although I’m not really sure. Neither don’t I remember how long I’d been there, or what we were playing. She had a little girl, I guess […]

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Oh Black Man, Where art Thou?

Before I address the crux of what this post is about, I need to clarify something first—I am an absolute fan of Black Men; from their physique, to their strength, to their charisma, to the way they move, love, and laugh—all these things keep me in constant awe of them, plus, growing up I had […]

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Yes, I have 5 kids! Why is that a problem?

If you’ll let me, I’ll describe for you a look of horror I know all too well– come with me, virtually that is– to a chipotle in anywhere town USA, and examine closely the face of any one of the several workers standing behind the counter when I darken the door with all of my […]

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