HAPPY HOLIDAYS, HAPPY NEW YEAR AND HAPPY WINTER! (WINTER NEWSLETTER ENCLOSED)

Hello, I am committed to working on all the projects that will keep my mom tribe engaged and encouraged.  Every season I will be uploading a seasonal newsletter. My last newsletter was for the Fall Season. If you enjoyed that edition, please check out my Winter edition. Download it and  read it whenever you want. … Continue reading HAPPY HOLIDAYS, HAPPY NEW YEAR AND HAPPY WINTER! (WINTER NEWSLETTER ENCLOSED)

Beating the Busy Mom Blues During the Holidays!

Tis the Season to be jolly, busy AF, overwhelmed, happy, depressed, broke, etc... Listen Mamas, life does NOT have to be the exact same, year after year. You have to find ways to make things better. Life is about learning what works and doing it. As I get older, I am learning to find ways to … Continue reading Beating the Busy Mom Blues During the Holidays!

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 … Continue reading Being the only black working mom…

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. … Continue reading Teaching my son there is a Black Superman, he is.

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

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

YOU ARE NOT OBLIGATED…

  Don't forget I am a Today Parents contributor... https://community.today.com/parentingteam/post/you-are-not-obligated-to_1572064421 Hit the link and like the article! But first... Are you a parent who struggles to find your voice in certain situations? It can be tough and we all have our moments. It is important though that we are able to tell our children "No". … Continue reading YOU ARE NOT OBLIGATED…

And Yes, I’m a Mom…

There is such a strong stigma that comes with being a mom. So many expectations, so many requirements. Most of the time, we feel damned if we do, damned if we do not. One of the most common criticisms I have received is that since I am a mom, I can no longer be viewed … Continue reading And Yes, I’m a Mom…

Surviving the Village…

Every mom and dad needs a Village. They say it takes a village to raise a child. There will come a point when you can no longer do everything yourself. Your advice will no longer be enough. You will need someone to pick up the kids when you are unable to. God forbid you fall … Continue reading Surviving the Village…

Happy International Women’s Day

Today, I think of everything I have faced as a woman. Surprisingly, I have no shame when it comes to my struggles. Every setback. Every challenge. Every single "NO". Every single time I was called a ᗷITᑕᕼ. Every single time I was discredited and belittled. I survived. My head still held high. I am resilient. … Continue reading Happy International Women’s Day