Oreos for Breakfast – A Devotional

May 5, 2019 | Danielle | Devotionals, Parenting | 0

“How can you say to your brother, ‘Let me take the speck out of your eye,’ while there is still a beam in your own eye? You hypocrite! First take the beam out of your own eye, and then you will see clearly to remove the speck from your brother’s eye.” Matthew 7:4-5, NIV I…

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Mama Needs a Nap – A Devotional

March 4, 2019 | Danielle | Devotionals, Parenting | 2

I couldn’t help but feel guilty. “Mommy, play with me!” my daughter insisted as a Barbie made its way into my tired hands. I so badly wanted to enter her pretend world and enjoy the moment as plastic Princesses Belle and Jasmine climbed up my leg, the make-believe mountain. I quickly recited a few lines…

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Holy Tantrums – A Devotional

January 7, 2019 | Danielle | Devotionals, Parenting | 2

Awake, O Lord! Why do you sleep? Rouse yourself! Do not reject us forever. –Psalm 44:23-24 (NIV) The sting of my toddler’s harsh words sparked tears I held back until exiting her bedroom. Her frustration from not getting her way resulted in a tantrum where she declared, “I don’t like you, I don’t love you,…

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Danielle & Mae’s 10 Summertime Goals

May 25, 2018 | Danielle | Parenting | 4

Ladies and gents, my girl has made it through 1st grade! I’ll let your mind wander and guess what it was like to get a 7-going-on-17-year-old to sit down on her last day and set summertime goals with me. I mean isn’t goal setting what every kid wants to do on the last day of…

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Blogging for 936 Pennies!

January 16, 2018 | Danielle | News and Announcements | 0

I’m going to give myself some grace and blame this delayed announcement on the Christmas craze… … and use it as an excuse to push you to follow my Facebook Page for real-time updates like these! But: big news!

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Stopping to realize what I’m passing down

November 13, 2017 | Danielle | B's Kitchen, Parenting | 0

Thanksgiving is coming soon! Why am I excited for a holiday I traditionally spend in the bathroom? Because I now hold the secret key to the holiday:  the recipe for my Aunt Denise’s rolls. Now, these aren’t just any rolls. These breaded masterpieces are legendary. These rolls are often used as a selling point on…

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Take Both Knees

September 27, 2017 | Danielle | Parenting | 12

“White girls on the bus told me my bad skin was black and another mixed girl said her skin was lighter and her hair was better, and that mine looked like a cat’s fur ball or poop.” That’s the top story from my daughter’s day at school. She drug her feet and nearly missed the…

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Fourth of July 2017

July 10, 2017 | Danielle | Parenting | 0

Fourth of July was my favorite holiday as a kid. Thanks to a couple of Sunday school teachers who upset a lot of parents one morning, I found out that Santa was a fictional character around age 5. The truth of the Easter Bunny soon followed, along with the Tooth Fairy. The 4th of July…

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