Being the only black working mom…

Usually, I never feel out of place because I don’t compare myself to others. However, I felt really weird after having a conversation with a group of moms at our kids reading time. One mom in particular. We were all at a round table, drinking coffee and peeking in at our children to make sure…

Teaching my son there is a Black Superman, he is.

The picture of my son in 2018 wearing his Superman costume inspired this post. He looks so strong, confident and majestic. He truly believes that he can do anything. Which is why daily, I find myself having to convince him not to jump down the flight of stairs. But, I don’t want that confidence to disappear….

“If you leave that damn coat at school, don’t come home!”

Hey, I’m a black mom and I’m extra AF (as f*ck), if you aren’t familiar with the acronym. LOL Excuse my French, but there is no better way to describe my parenting style when it comes to trying to prove a point to my kids. When my kids leave the house during the Fall and Winter…

“MOMMY, WHY?”

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Time with a two year old can be so precious. Their observation on life is so unique and the questions never seem to stop. I thought my daughter would ask the personal questions first. However, she is a bit more reserved and just goes with the flow.  Yet, I…

A Different Approach

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? As I type this post I am shaking… I am not a scary person. I trust my abilities and I have faith in myself. I like to think of myself as brave. Yet, when it comes to my children there are times that I lose complete confidence in…

Committed to a Goal

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My daughter truly inspires me! She is a mini, better and more improved version of me. The child who always speaks positivity over all situations. The little girl who wants everybody to get along. My little social butterfly. My Heaven! I speak a lot on my blog about commitment…

Let me be candid, and keep it funky about co-parenting.

Everything is picture perfect now. You get on social media and the portrayal of a perfect life is the new norm. The influencers at times, can influence people to live a lie or contribute to insecurities. Insecurities about fantasies. A spotless home (usually a mansion), a perfect faithful husband, perfect well-manner kids and my favorite: Perfect…