The topic of race has become so taboo in this country that, when it is brought up, people think you are playing victim or creating a division, that despite their ignorance to it, already existed. People repeatedly say, stop making everything about race, as if we wake up each day and say, "Oh, how can … Continue reading Being the Strong Black Woman is Mentally Exhausting & On top of that I’m a Mother
Yesterday evening as I finally laid down to watch Golden Girls, it hit me that for the first time today I was finally relaxing. My feet were sore, my back was in pain, and I just felt exhausted. I felt accomplished because I had gotten so much done but overwhelmed by how much I still … Continue reading 4 Ways to Maintain your Sanity When Balancing Entrepreneurship and Motherhood
As a mom, I find myself often having conversations with my other mom friends, reading status updates, or comments across social media that often differ in topic. I have noticed on the issue of race, the conversation always becomes quite tense. This could be for many reasons, one being that I am very passionate about … Continue reading Dear America…Why do my black children scare you?
Have you ever sat down with someone and listened to them provide all the reasons why something has not happened for them or they feel a certain type of way? Have you ever noticed the common reason generally involves someone else? If the answer is No, then maybe you haven't had an opportunity to have … Continue reading Coming to terms with knowing your own choices are not an excuse for Inseurities
Mental Health check coming in 5, 4, 3, 2...1... Let me start this post off by saying, I absolutely believe that being a parent is one of the most rewarding and fulfilling jobs that one can have, especially being a mother. The joys of parenthood are never ending. Here are these little humans with not … Continue reading True Life: Being a mom is mentally exhausting and sometimes I just want to hide in a closet
This past Sunday, one of my closest friends hosted the first of what will become many 3rd Sunday Ladies Brunch's. The idea came during one of our daily morning phone calls on my way to drop the kids off and work. We were discussing how there was a need for once a month to … Continue reading The power of Brunch and Sisterhood
Have you ever heard young adults argue over who was Mom’s favorite? If you ever sit in a room with me and my two siblings then you will hear us debate back and forth about this constantly. My mother always gets upset because I’m her mind there is no such thing as favorites. Although all … Continue reading Motherly Balance is Key to Strong Sibling Relationships
Main photo (Granny, MawMaw, Mom, Me 8 years ago) Did you know every 67 seconds, someone in the United States develops dementia and/or Alzheimer's disease? Ranked the 6th leading cause of death in the U.S, over 5.8 million Americans are currently living with this disease. "Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is a degenerative brain disorder. The disease … Continue reading The unmatched strength of a woman – A Tribute to Dorothy B.
It's 11:00 at night and surprisingly both my children are in their own beds asleep. Typical to my routine, I am up catching up on some of my normal shows. It's a Tuesday, so Greenleaf is the show of choice for me. After yet another long day of juggling, my many roles and tasks I … Continue reading How my children helped me to realize I needed to take my mental health more serious
Checkout Episode 4- Mental Detox via The Mental Mama Podcast