With third pregnancy for Princess Kate we revisit morning sickness hacks

Morning Sickness Hacks for Princess Kate by @MissLoriBack when Princess Kate announced her 2nd pregnancy I penned a blog post letter of suggestions to her as a fellow sufferer of Hyperemesis Gravidarum, under my Babble.com byline. With the news of a third child on the way for the Duchess of Cambridge I thought an update was in order. [Read more…]

It’s okay to have already said Goodbye

It's okay to have already said goodbye. Death and Mourning via @MissLori

My high school drama teacher died last month. Mrs Gensler was one of the few people who helped lay the foundation that made my theatre future possible. She breathed life into me for my four years of high school. She protected me. She was my surrogate mother. And then she wasn’t. [Read more…]

Drop It! Your Kids Counted Every Piece of Their Halloween Candy

DROP IT, Your Kids Counted Every Piece via @MissLori

It’s the first of November. Yeah, it always sneaks up on me too. I blame Halloween. I get so caught up in the hoopla that I forget it is actually the end of the month. The curtain falling on All Hallow’s Eve puts us in the last inning of the year, so November 1st is often very sobering, not to mention a serious come down from an epic sugar high. Oh, but once you get that taste it’s so hard to stop. No, I’m not talking about your kids’, I am talking about you; Parents, aka Candy Snatchers. [Read more…]

Terence Crutcher, Living and Dying While Black in America

Picture from Terence Crutcher Facebook Page

Picture from Terence Crutcher Facebook Page

Some scary things are happening in the news and your children aren’t immune to the negative imprinting. [Read more…]

Malia Obama Safest Daughter at Lollapalooza

First Family at Yosemite National Park #regram @MichelleObamaAll weekend I have seen articles and social posts complaining that Malia Obama skipped the Democratic National Convention to go to Lollapalooza. “Doesn’t she take seriously her role as a First Daughter?” Never mind that her family has never wanted her or her sister to be forced into political roles. The President and First Lady have painstakingly worked to make sure that the First Daughters were, first and foremost, kids; free to grow and develop as naturally as one can living in a fishbowl. [Read more…]