Happy Father’s Day, Daddy. Happy Birthday, Princess. Happy Birthday, My Little Son.

Mamacita says:  Father’s Day and my daughter’s birthday and my son’s birthday are within a few days of each other.  Sometimes, they’re on the same day.  That is because calendars are alive and love to mess with us, and because … Continue reading

Things I Still Haven’t Done Yet: Media Version

Mamacita says: I never realized how many things I hadn’t done yet until I started this semi-regular series. Here are yet more things I haven’t done yet. 1.I haven’t watched a single episode of “Gilmore Girls.”  It just never caught … Continue reading

Things That Are None of My Business

Mamacita says:  There are so many things that are so absolutely none of my business – or yours – and here are just a few: 1.  How you feed your baby.  The world is full of people who are very … Continue reading

12 Strong Female Children’s & YA Literary Characters

Mamacita says:  There are a lot more strong female characters in children’s and YA literature than some people might think.  I’m of the opinion that those who don’t know who they are, just aren’t looking in the right places. Here … Continue reading

Wasps? Hide Me. Things I Still Haven’t Done Yet

Mamacita says: Wasps?  Hide me. Here are some more things I haven’t done yet. This doesn’t mean I never will – just that I haven’t done them yet. 1.  I haven’t learned not to be afraid of wasps.  I AM … Continue reading

Mama. Mommy. Mom. Mother. Mamaw.

Mamacita says: I was reading an article somewhere, by somebody*, that stated that no matter how old we get, there are still times when we want our mother. Our fifty-year-old mother. When our mothers are young, we don’t consider them … Continue reading