Have you ever had someone ask you, “how can you forgive this person?”, whether it be a friend, partner, family member, etc. Have they ever given you a baffling look because they cannot understand how you could forgive someone’s actions they feel were damaging? I think at some point, we have all forgiven someone those … Continue reading Learning to forgive was for me…not for you ❤️
As a busy working mom of two, I sometimes forget the tasks that face stay-at-home parents all over the world. Regardless of whether that parent is mom or dad, the responsibilities of a parent are never-ending. That playroom you just cleaned two-hours ago now needs your attention again. That snack you instructed them to eat … Continue reading Quarantine Life with Kids – Day # I lost count
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
A family that slays a song together stays together ❤️ Growing up I have always had a strong love for music. My father is a DJ and my mom loves to sing. From a small age, I fell in love with artist like Whitney Houston, Teena Marie, Xscape, Michael Jackson, and New Edition just to … Continue reading 4 Ways Bonding Through Music Can Make Your Life Better.
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
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 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 !