Family & Kids/Travel

Teaching kids how to shop for healthy foods #HealthyLiving

Teaching kids how to shop for healthy foods #HealthyLiving
September 13, 2013 Comments Off on Teaching kids how to shop for healthy foods #HealthyLiving

Passing by boxes of cookies and scrumptious looking cakes and pies at the grocery store is not an easy undertaking when you’re toting four kids along with you. They’ll be a couple of whines. A few moans… several groans and ... Read More »

Family Day the Smith Family Way! And the Forecast was #CloudyWithAChanceofMeatBalls2

Family Day the Smith Family Way! And the Forecast was #CloudyWithAChanceofMeatBalls2
September 8, 2013 Comments Off on Family Day the Smith Family Way! And the Forecast was #CloudyWithAChanceofMeatBalls2

Who says Saturday is a rest day. Rest is for wusses! LOL! Anyway this past Saturday was a day chock-full of activities for my crew. I got the family up early to head out to the Cloudy with a Chance ... Read More »

Rudolph doesn’t like his name but damn if I’ll allow a judge to change it!

Rudolph doesn’t like his name but damn if I’ll allow a judge to change it!
August 15, 2013 1 Comment »

Imagine growing up and being teased because you have the same name as the famous Reindeer who gets picked on and teased at because of his bright red-nose and his affiliation to a jolly fat man. And who doesn’t know ... Read More »

The Smith crew heads BACK to School! Oh Happy Day! And Happy Birthday Jojo!

The Smith crew heads BACK to School! Oh Happy Day! And Happy Birthday Jojo!
August 8, 2013 2 Comments »

I think I’ve done the Butterfly, the Dougie and the Tootsie Roll and if I could do a cartwheel, I would! My kids are out of the house! Hold on while I CRY —– TEARS OF JOY!! But seriously we ... Read More »

It’s officially summer! The Smiths go to our first @Braves Baseball Game!

It’s officially summer! The Smiths go to our first @Braves Baseball Game!
June 21, 2013 Comments Off on It’s officially summer! The Smiths go to our first @Braves Baseball Game!

Today is the first say of summer which means for us it’s going to be an adventurous summer filled with fun road trips and activities from Fourth of July barbecues to laying on the beach! Up first, a good-old fashioned ... Read More »

Summer school is in session! Mommy #SummerSchool for my kids

Summer school is in session! Mommy #SummerSchool for my kids
June 5, 2013 Comments Off on Summer school is in session! Mommy #SummerSchool for my kids

So they think they’ve outnumbered me, eh? They THINK they can team up and wear me down, huh?  Well my kids soon learned that mommy has another side to her. They found out that I am more than the muffins ... Read More »

Kaitlin’s Got Talent! My girl’s a budding artist!

Kaitlin’s Got Talent! My girl’s a budding artist!
June 1, 2013 3 Comments »

Every parent has that one kid who is struggling to find their special talent. Maybe you do, maybe you don’t. But with having 5 kids, for me I do have the one kid, Kaitlin, who is indeed smart, but has ... Read More »

School’s Out! High Scores! And get ready, it’s SUMMER!

School’s Out! High Scores! And get ready, it’s SUMMER!
May 31, 2013 Comments Off on School’s Out! High Scores! And get ready, it’s SUMMER!

What a year this has been! I mean, the school year because it today it ends for my kids in Georgia. After having a really bad year in their old school, I moved my kids to a new school and ... Read More »

Jo-Jo plays his first T-ball game and I see a BIG BOY emerge! @I9sports

Jo-Jo plays his first T-ball game and I see a BIG BOY emerge! @I9sports
March 25, 2013 Comments Off on Jo-Jo plays his first T-ball game and I see a BIG BOY emerge! @I9sports

I’m no sports mom and never so much even have watched a whole baseball game in its entirety. And although I have enough kids to probably form my own sports team, I never really thought I’d ever get into and ... Read More »

He wants muscles. She wants make-up. My kids are growing up too fast for me

He wants muscles. She wants make-up. My kids are growing up too fast for me
March 6, 2013 3 Comments »

I’m pretty sure if child-labor laws weren’t in place my son Jo-Jo would quit preschool, trade in his sweater for a suit and get a job. He’s four going on 40. His latest revelations that lead me to believe he ... Read More »

Our Fabulous and much-needed Orlando vacation #WW

Our Fabulous and much-needed Orlando vacation #WW
February 27, 2013 Comments Off on Our Fabulous and much-needed Orlando vacation #WW

I needed a vacation and I truly enjoyed my week in Orlando at the Calypso Cay Resort with my crew. We went to Universal Studios and Islands of Adventures and had an awesome time riding the virtual rides. My kids ... Read More »

The Shoebox Habitat gets an UPGRADE (and hopefully an A-Grade)

The Shoebox Habitat gets an UPGRADE (and hopefully an A-Grade)
September 7, 2012 1 Comment »

Fuggetabout the old-school shoebox habitat! My daughter Mikaela was given an assignment by her 3rd grade teacher Mrs. Nesbitt and asked to create a shoebox diorama that depicts one of the habitats or environments they are currently studying. This is ... Read More »

Kaelani FINALLY Moves into the Georgia State dorms! She made it! She’s a college FRESHMAN!

Kaelani FINALLY Moves into the Georgia State dorms! She made it! She’s a college FRESHMAN!
May 31, 2012 Comments Off on Kaelani FINALLY Moves into the Georgia State dorms! She made it! She’s a college FRESHMAN!

As the stereotype goes my daughter is a teenage mom. That means she is supposed to be sitting somewhere with her baby, uneducated and receiving food stamps and any type of government assistance she can get her hands on, right? ... Read More »

Happy 8th Birthday Mikaela! Do it up BIG! But then again, maybe not!

Happy 8th Birthday Mikaela! Do it up BIG! But then again, maybe not!
January 28, 2012 Comments Off on Happy 8th Birthday Mikaela! Do it up BIG! But then again, maybe not!

Sorry boo! This is as good as it’s gonna get this birthday! Happy Birthday to my 8-year-old daughter Mikaela (in the middle), here with her two BEST friends Alyssa (left) and Kaleigha (far right). Today, January 28th is her birthday ... Read More »

These are My Confessions… I’m Sleeping with Two Guys… What’s a Girl to do?

February 24, 2011 Comments Off on These are My Confessions… I’m Sleeping with Two Guys… What’s a Girl to do?

I’ve got a confession. My husband’s been having many sleepless nights and I’m to blame. We’ve got a persistent problem that needs to be dealt with. Someone has come in between us and I let it happen over and over ... Read More »