the struggles of a long-distance mom

As a first time mom I went through changes, challenges, and problems new to me but what makes it more difficult is I have to work on weekdays away from my child and then go home on weekends to be with her. There are rare instances too when I don’t go home one weekend to …


flamie’s first birthday

Emeged. It’s been a year since my life was changed forever. She was just a little bundle of joy twelve months ago now I would soon have a toddler running around the house and will surely try my patience with her tantrums. Where did time go? My daughter turned one a few weeks ago. Given …

teach ’em young

"The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more you learn, the more places you'll go." — Dr. Seuss flamie cecilla athara nine months february one two thousand and seventeen