Saturday, May 25, 2019
By: Andrea “What’s one relationship you’ve had that defined you?” This was a question one of my friends asked me recently. I scanned through my contact list of men I dated and thought about the ones that were “real-life” relationships,...
By: Cher There comes a time in our life as a mom when we need to cut the string from our little ones. My time is coming soon, and I am on edge. Recently, a mom of my oldest son’s...
By: Cher It’s been a while since I have written about my boys. They have been super busy lately with their own social lives with play dates with friends, participating in sports and activities. Their social life has taken over...
By: Andrea When I was younger—middle school and high school years—my mother and I fought a lot. We battled on just about every subject; my choice of clothes, the way I wore my hair, how I ate my food, etc....
By: Andrea Royal “Glory, glory on Sunday morning!” That, among other popular Christian phrases, I would hear on Sunday before going to church, along with gospel music blaring from the car radio. I wouldn’t consider my parents “bible thumpers” but...
By: Cher He has finally asked again. This is the fourth time he has asked me. The first time he asked, I chuckled and laughed it off. He must be kidding, I thought to myself. The second and third time,...
By: Andrea Before my brother passed away we both knew that we would both split responsibility in taking care of our parents.  He would likely take care of my mother, because they had a close relationship, and me taking care...
By: Andrea June 16, 2008.  That was the date we had set.  Our wedding date.  It was going to be in June because we both liked summer—at least I did—and 2008 because that would be the year I would be...
By: Cher Soooo it finally happened! The judge moved forward with my divorce request and it has been granted. You all just don’t understand how long this process was, especially dealing with someone who would not cooperate. What can I...
By: Cher I never imagined that I would be a single parent, as a young girl, when I imagined my life as an adult it did not include the white picket fence, one boy and one girl and large house....

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