Jurni Nuri 22 months Earlier in the blog, I celebrated hitting the milestone of 14 months of breastfeeding. I shared with you guys how important it was for me to breastfeed both of my children and how disappointed I was that I never got the chance to make it past 6 months with my son … Continue reading Today we celebrate Black Breastfeeding Week
Finding time to be alone when things were a little more normal in the world was already a challenge. For myself, my only real alone time was when I would leave for work. Once I came home, trying to be alone did not exist and for the most part I had missed my kids all … Continue reading Four Quick Tips to help you find your Peace while Quarantined with Kids !
5 generations of women ❤️ Dear Mothers, I hope you know that you are the foundation and the backbone of the family for most people in the world. Not to diminish the role of a father, but a true mothers love begins months before we even physically enter this world. Like many I know, I … Continue reading A Short Letter To ALL the mothers that came before me ❤️
One of my favorite aspects of being a mom is the ability to learn and grow with each day that my children grow. I previously wrote on this blog about setting the proper example because our children are naturally always watching and modeling after our every movements and patterns. What I failed to realize is … Continue reading The need for less “Do as I say” & more “Do as I do” in parenting !
You often hear folks say that no two pregnancies and no two children are the same. As a mom of two, I can say the only true similarity in my pregnancies was that both of my children were premies and both were early c-sections due to high blood pressure from Preeclampsia. However, from the beginning … Continue reading Breastfeeding 2 kids has been an experience: Here’s 5 important lessons I learned
Have you ever wanted to do something but you were afraid of what people would think or how it would be received? I've always been the person to talk myself out of things because fear dictates a lot of my decisions, but this time was going to be different. I had made a bucket list … Continue reading 3 years ago today I took a risk & it was the best risk of my life : Happy Anniversary “Sliding into Motherhood”
Long before I began my motherhood journey I knew exactly the type of mother that I wanted to be. While my mother, grandmothers, and aunts set a good example, I knew there were things about their parenting style that were different from what I idealized would make me the perfect mom. In no way does … Continue reading Hey Super Mom, Stop looking for the validation of others to tell you how great you are !
With the passing of my Granny, our family was tasked with making arrangements to travel from VA to LA. If you are unfamiliar with this trip, driving takes about 16 hours non-stop and 18 hours with stops included. As a mother who has made a 13 hour car trip with both of my children driving … Continue reading Acquired lessons when traveling with 2 kids under 6
Dear Sunshine, On this day around 5 years ago, mommy had no idea that would be making your grand entrance at 6:56 a.m. who knew that a massive headache would lead to your early entry into the world? Just like your early arrival, everything with you has been a whirlwind of surprises. Sometimes you amaze … Continue reading A Birthday letter to my young King