Call me Miss DIY Many of us moms have a method we use to detox ourselves of any stress or negativity we find ourselves plagued with throughout our day. For many, that could be journaling, except using, meditation, shopping, cleaning, or even cooking. Personally, when I am stressed, I like to find productive activities to … Continue reading My favorite home DIY renovation therapy projects ❤️
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 !
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 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
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 !
Throughout my life, I have never been good with expressing my emotions. I either spill them out all over the place in a full meltdown or I suppress them and just sink into silence. I have always struggled with the in between. It is because of this struggle that I found myself on the mental … Continue reading Learning to compromise without compromising my mental health
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 !