Danielle Cater: Remembering the power of prayer
Next week my youngest daughter will be celebrating her fifth birthday, and these are the times when you reflect on your life and how the presence of a child can really change who you are and what you do with yourself.
Danielle Cater: Girls’ day teaches tough lessons
Any time I get a spare girls’ day with my daughters it’s like Christmas morning in my mind. I see us as the happiest bunch of chickadees. In my dream world we go shopping and find wonderful bargains with laughter and sweet words; there is no fighting or crying. We go to the park and play carefree in perfect weather. And then we polish off the day by all cooking together in the kitchen for a thankful husband who’s happy to see his girls when he returns home from work.
Danielle Cater: The benefits of stay-at-home and working moms
If you are a mom, then you probably get looked down on by some people whether you chose to be a stay-at-home mom or a working mom.
Danielle Cater: Women’s show brings family together
There are a few family traditions that just should not be messed with. Around our family, we all love to talk about the Southern Women’s Show. Since my youngest years, I can remember all of the women in our family loading up in a minivan and heading out to the Birmingham Jefferson Civic Center to get bags full of coupons and food samples.
My grandma, aunts, cousins, mom and sister all made yearly plans to attend this event which never failed to leave us with a story or two when we got home.
Danielle Cater: Putting the emphasis on respect
“R-E-S-P-E-C-T, find out what it means to me...” Aretha Franklin must have really known what she was talking about when she put the emphasis on respect.
Danielle Cater: This mom gig is harder than it looks
Have you ever arrived at work on a Monday morning and thought, “Why do I even try?” That’s exactly how I felt this past Monday when my morning was less than desirable.
Danielle Cater: Just put the doggone phone down a minute
Let’s put the phone down and talk — unless you are reading this column on your phone, then I would like for you to continue reading.
Danielle Cater: Role model Miley Cyrus ruined her reputation
We’ve all seen it. Most of us have talked about it. People have posted on Facebook, tweeted about it and had multiple water cooler conversations about it, and yet it seems to have happened again.
Danielle Cater: Let the southern football festivities begin
Do you smell it in the air? No, it’s not the hint of fall that’s been nipping at your nose. It’s time for football in the south, and nothing says football quite like a good SEC game on television.
Danielle Cater: Let your kids know you’re on their team
Whether it’s your last year of college, you’re finishing off your masters or you’re walking through the halls to your first grade class, the first week of school is an exciting time.
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