2008 August Archives



Aug 30
2008

Keeping House


In 2002, hubby gave me a book for my birthday entitled Home Comforts: The Art and Science of Keeping House (by Cheryl Mendelson). The book outlines how to create a home that has comfort, health, beauty, order and safety. Housekeeping is a chore for me. I have come to term with some chores, such as the laundry, but others such as ironing and cooking- I let hubby take the lead on. Since having Gadget, scrubbing…

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Aug 26
2008

Two Faiths, One Prayer


On Sunday hubby and I attended church with the boys. We went to the Church of Notre Dame, which is a predominantly white church on Columbia’s campus. It is very close to our house, and we frequently walk home from church. Hubby was raised Catholic, and I, Baptist. I was never attached to a specific denomination within Christianity, so when I entered College, I began attending New Life International Family Church, now in Lithonia, GA,…

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Aug 23
2008

Reflections on Motherhood


I can no longer shower by myself when I’m home alone with the kids. One, or both children are in the bathroom with me. I now look forward to being the only person in the bathroom, which I took for granted the first 26 years of my life. My favorite iPhone application is Things. It’s a productivity app, and I love that it has an icon badge so I always know how many tasks I…

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2008

What do YOU want to read about?


I am new to blogging but Shaun King has motivated me to start blogging. Hubby and I are frequently asked about our lives (being young, black, married, parents, in business school together…) and I wanted to share an open platform about our journey together. What type of info would you like to read about?

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Aug 07
2008

Home Alone


I can’t stand being home at night without the hubby. I definitely feel so much safer with him home. I feel especially uneasy being home with children. My mind starts creating different scenarios, like what if someone broke in, and I had to save the children, who would I grab first and how would we exit. I know it seems like nonsense, but I truly feel like my mind’s at ease with my husband home….

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