Dinner on Friday Nights Going out to dinner on a Friday nights have become nightmare. Long waits for tables, the food quality terrible and the prices for a family to enjoy a meal is just too high. Granted, I love when I can take a break from the kitchen every once in awhile.  Usually when…

My Child’s First Birthday Party

First Birthday Party I can’t believe my son first birthday just snuck up on me. I remember during my pregnancy people would tell me, ” This time is going to fly by….before you know it he will be celebrating his first birthday.” Oh boy! were they not kidding. I can’t believe how fast the first…

Five Reasons To Bring Family Back To The Dinner Table

Bringing Families Back To The Table In the world of Social Media, Reality TV and Smartphones Family Dinner time has almost become non-existent. Trying to bring families back to the table is almost impossible to accomplish with the many distractions in the world. I can remember when I was a kid, I looked forward to…

Parenting Matters: It Takes a Village

It Takes A Village It takes a village to raise tomorrow’s future leaders. That’s why parenting matters for our sons and daughters. I heard this statement It Takes a Village on numerous occasions and the meaning didn’t quite hit home for me till I saw how my parents interact with my son. The time and attention…

Cooking With The Hendons

Honey What’s for Dinner? This is a common question in the Hendon household. I’m actually blessed to have married a man that cooks and cleans! Very rare to come by this type. During the week it’s a race to get home, get comfortable and start cooking a meal. Soon as I kick my shoes off and…

[Mid-WYFE Motivation] Normalcy is Overrated

If there is one thing that I’ve learned over these years is that the harder you try to be “normal” the harder life will be. I remember when I was young I wanted to be a part of the Cosby Family so I did everything in my power to envision my family as the Cosby’s….