She’s Still Going Strong By: Mia L. Hazlett 2/11/2015 Long ago in a faraway land, I wrote about an incredible woman, http://ayoungwritercomingup.com/2007/12/05/forever-changed/. I titled it, “Forever Changed”, because at the time, she had changed my life. Now she didn’t pull me from a burning building in some grandiose act of heroism. She was just simply… Continue reading She’s Still Going Strong
By: Mia L. Hazlett 1/11/14 When I was little, I used to play house. Sometimes I played with my friends, sometimes alone. I had my little baby dolls and there was a father and mother. There was never a doubt about marriage, that was just obvious. My husband and I would go to work and… Continue reading Playing House
By: Mia L. Hazlett 3/19/13 Dear Boyfriend, I like you, I really do. The manner in which you carry yourself shows me you take pride in yourself without exhibiting arrogance, a rare quality to find in a young man at the tender age of 19. Of course, it is not only how you carry yourself,… Continue reading To My Daughters’ Boyfriend
By: Mia L. Hazlett 2/27/13 I can talk about money all I want, but both of you know, in our house, you have to earn it. My job is to make sure you have love, morals, values, food, shelter, and clothes. That’s it!! Anything above and beyond those, is because I love you. I was… Continue reading WORK FOR IT!
By: Mia L. Hazlett 1/5/13 As I line up our year of abundance, I must stay focused on the non-material. There is nothing more important to me than raising you both to be and become God-fearing virtuous women. We have become a remarkably resilient and close family over the past three years. Within these past… Continue reading For My Virtuous Daughters
A Mighty Long Way By: Mia L. Hazlett 12/11/12 As the year winds down and I take inventory of my year's progress, I must give praise to God. He has brought my family a mighty long way. And if you had asked me a year ago if I thought I would be where I am… Continue reading A Mighty Long Way