Tag Archives: Emilia

When Your Parenting Turns 13

When a child turns 13 – parenting takes on a whole new meaning.

12 Years of Following Cues

Twelve years later I’m still looking to you for my cues. I watch you to learn what you need — as a student, performer, humanitarian and young woman.

The Child I Wasn’t Ready to Have

Eleven years ago today, I went into labor when my water broke three weeks early. I really had no business…

The Morning Four Podcast – Oct. 31 – Happy Halloween, from 10-year-old Emilia

Welcome to today’s podcast, and happy Halloween!!! Today’s podcast was written and voiced by me, Emilia Parsons. AKA: The Halloween…

To My Daughter, on Her 10th Birthday

Dear Emilia – My water broke in a Winn-Dixie checkout line 10 years ago. I assumed that I had peed…

It Takes a Decade

“Sometimes when I consider what tremendous consequences come from little things, I am tempted to think there are no little…

9 Birthdays: Getting to Know My Firstborn

My first baby turns 9 today and I’m feeling all the birthday feels. I know it’s not a milestone age…

7 Ways Parenthood has Changed Me

My oldest daughter turns 7 today. That means that it’s been just over 7 years since I was my pre-child…

From Singleton to Six Siblings (in under Four Years)

As a single mom, there wasn’t a whole lot that bothered me about the life I had with my daughter.…

Emotional Birthdays: Shedding Tears and Years

I admit to getting a little emotional each time we have one of our children’s birthdays. I usually cry the…