F*ck him, how is that for therapy? #parentingwithanincarceratedparent

Hey Mamas, I started therapy a year ago. In secret. I didn’t want my family to judge me. I didn’t grow up on therapy, I grew up on prayer. To be honest, it was surface level at first. I didn’t truly want to step out of my comfort zone because, “I’m strong”. As a matterContinue reading “F*ck him, how is that for therapy? #parentingwithanincarceratedparent”

Last Minute Gift Ideas for a Tween Like Mine…

If you are looking for last minute ideas for a tween girl like mine, here are 10 gifts she will probably love. This is not all tweens, but girls who are like my baby girl Heaven! Nails/ Nail polish- My daughter has quite a nail collection. She enjoys doing her friends nails for some pocketContinue reading “Last Minute Gift Ideas for a Tween Like Mine…”

“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 WinterContinue 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: PerfectContinue 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 viewedContinue 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 fallContinue reading “Surviving the Village…”

SBMS

Do you suffer from Super Bitch Mom Syndrome? The Symptoms are as follows: Competing with other moms when it comes to mommy duties and your kid’s accomplishments. You even embellish things to make you seem like a better mom. Complaining about not having any help, but when people offer you decline. Of course you do because you are SuperContinue reading “SBMS”

BUSINESS PROFESSIONAL STYLED MAMA?

So I was speaking to a mom the other day, a new mom who has never worked in an office.  She worked in retail and recently at a hair care supply store. She asked me exactly what Business Professional was… I gave her the side eye…    Well only because I had never met anyone who NEVERContinue reading “BUSINESS PROFESSIONAL STYLED MAMA?”