March 24, 2017

No one knew what to do except watch the ooze slide out of the eggshell. 

"My BABY!" Dalilah squealed. She looked up at the kids and all of their mouths hung to the ground. 

"Wah happen, Whywa?" Sanders asked. His shaggy blonde hair touched the tops of his wide eyes....

March 17, 2017

Dalilah closed her eyes tightly and reached down for the egg. She could only hope that it wouldn't hatch on her when she picked it up. Luckily, nothing happened.

She let the egg rest in her hand and she curved her palm around it like a nest. Did snake eggs sleep in a ne...

March 16, 2017

This piece is inspired by a true story about our little neighbor Dalilah and the egg she found and showed my children on an unlikely Tuesday afternoon. 

The only thing that Dalilah Faye knew about eggs was that they grew in a nest and they tasted best when scramble...

March 10, 2017

The following story is inspired by the above picture. We visited a cave in the Austin area and they randomly had a pen of zebra and goats. My dad kept feeding the zebra popcorn. To this day, Sanders always talks about the zebra and how they love popcorn. These are two...

March 4, 2017

PREFACE: I found my children with a pile of acorn hats at the park a few weeks ago. It made me think about what makes acorns so intriguing to children. Thus, the following story is inspired by the above picture. 

You might be tempted to think that th...

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I'm Ashley: a life narrator and goal-sharer of mostly motherhood things. My favorite role is Homemaker and I'm an aspiring teacher in my home.

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