Single Mother Here: These Kids Will NOT Be the Death of Me

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by Excerpt From The Signature Movement, by Tonya D. Floyd: Single Mama Saga Part 2 Marginalized, pushed to the side, afterthought, forgotten often; presence means nothing, ‘til somebody wants something. symbol for oppression, her only mission to impose restriction in her jurisdiction, rebuke, reject, repel, veto, say no, can’t go, can’t do what they want […]

Rules for Replacements: 5 things to know about dealing with her kids.

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by Mama bear. Somebody said it the other day in conversation regarding mothers and protecting their young. Then today I had a conversation, and it became obvious that I need to say something–many things–about these chicks who knowingly enter relationships with men who have children, and cause a bunch of problems. I swear it’s out […]

I need a project.

by Naturally I have lots on my mind. I had pretty much recovered from the custody thing, the betrayal of it all, the lies and manipulation attached, and I had even found the silver lining, when the child support suit started. No, it wasn’t a surprise. Just an annoyance. I haven’t lost my temper or […]

Sins of the mother/father…

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by I started a discussion on Facebook today about children and whether we adults owe them access to their non-custodial parent’s family. Know that I do personally know a few awesome dads who do the then and the then-some, so this one is just as valid for you guys–do you allow your kids access to […]

It’s Not Always Obvious…

by Today’s thought comes with an excerpt from one of my novels. I chose this piece because of the letter on the Steve Harvey Show this morning, and how often we miss the subtle and excuse the not-so-subtle signs of abuse, but never call it what it is–abuse. And the thing is nobody said these […]

Do it for YOU.

by “Whatever you are doing, work at it whole-souled as for Jehovah, and not for men.”–Col 3:23 (NWT) Sounds conflicting, but let me explain. You know how we do so many things for our kids, making sure they don’t lack where we did, and providing better than we had? Well, we messed up on that […]

The Signature Movement–get it?

by    So happy spring break is like over. I can’t with these people at this age. I need my moments to recharge and reflect without somebody talking to me all day. I wrote about it. I’m also over back-talk, sneaking to watch TV in the middle of the night, and people having nothing to […]

Commit today. Change your circumstances.

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by It was September 2008 when I made the decision, and asked Jehovah to change my circumstances. I had only toyed with the idea before because I didn’t think it was possible–I didn’t have any money. The IRS was garnishing my wages and taking my tax return for a few years because of some stuff […]