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Aleandra

Aleandra 10/23/13 Baby, we’re having a baby. No that wasn’t right. In eight months, we’re going to be a family of five not four. This was still my favorite. Sean. I’m pregnant. Honest and straightforward. How was I going to tell my husband about this pregnancy?  Over the past two years we had grown separate… Continue reading Aleandra

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Mommy Failure

Mia L. Hazlett 3/18/13   This weekend was the first weekend in a very long time that I had to question my mothering. Most of the time I’m pretty sure the decisions I make will pay off in the long run. This week just felt different. The one hour lost sent me into a week… Continue reading Mommy Failure

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To My Daughters’ Ex-Boyfriend

By: Mia L. Hazlett 3/6/13 Dear Lost One: There is a reason you are no longer in my daughters' life. My biggest hope was that she would stay with you forever and would one day marry and raise a family together. But because I'm her mother, I had to wait until you broke her heart… Continue reading To My Daughters’ Ex-Boyfriend

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My “Firstborn”

By: Mia L. Hazlett 6/1/12 Almost 18 years ago, I had my "Firstborn".  She is my favorite "Firstborn" because, I gained no weight, retained no water, and there were no sleepless nights. So the other day I found myself near tears when I read on her Facebook Wall that it was her last day of… Continue reading My “Firstborn”

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Your Son is NOT Your Man!

By: Mia L. Hazlett 5/11/12 I ran into the store the other day and there was this woman who deserved to get smacked out of this world!  Her son was maybe 4 or 5 years-old and she said, "This is my little man right here.  He takes good care of his momma."  What in the… Continue reading Your Son is NOT Your Man!

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A Family Thing

By: Mia L. Hazlett 5/7/12 I know I preach so much about "The Village," but I believe in The Village.  I don't believe there are any single parents out there.  If you claim to be a single parent, than I believe you have a pride problem or you take a lot of people for granted… Continue reading A Family Thing