For some reason, whenever I tell people I am a morning person, they look at me like I just told them I put peanut butter on my pizza. Oh girl, you nasty.

Apr 25, 2013 at 4:00pm | 181 comments

lip stain
"You need to step your lip game up!" she said. "Just LOOK at these colors."

Aug 23, 2012 at 1:00pm | 106 comments

Although the circumstances are very different, I have been feeling exactly like that trapped little girl with blood on her spelling test and fear of the unknowns in her heart.
I don’t want to pound the pavement. I want to walk smoothly on it with shoes I pay for out of my bi-weekly paycheck.

Oct 11, 2013 at 11:00am | 81 comments

curly hair
My hair is natural for the first time after 13 years of relaxing it. I am keenly aware that I’m the only one in my family full of women who wears her hair this way.
I was too busy looking at your hair.

Dec 16, 2012 at 10:41am | 24 comments

This will be very brief as I'm racing against the clock to get everything done before the new week starts tomorrow and the Super Bowl halftime show starts tonight.

Feb 5, 2012 at 7:40pm | 18 comments

I never thought when I became a nanny that I would leave with a much bigger and much more broken heart. Can a four-year-old be your hero?
Suddenly my hair felt like an offending creature clinging to my head, possibly plotting its descent down my face, where it would cover my nose and mouth and choke the life out of me.

Oct 3, 2011 at 11:00am | 0 comments