Getting outdoors is a part of who I am as a person. It’s been a benefit to my mental well-being and physical well-being for most of my adult life. Having a child was not going to compromise that. With that said, I still had doubts about my own ability to get my baby outdoors as … Continue reading Guest Post – Benefits of the Outdoors on Mental Health
DIY GIFT HACK: The perfect Toddler Doll House
Come and learn how to put together your own custom DIY dollhouse for toddlers.
Today we celebrate Black Breastfeeding Week
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
Dear America…Why do my black children scare you?
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?
A Short Letter To ALL the mothers that came before me ❤️
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 ❤️
Learning to forgive was for me…not for 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 ❤️
Quarantine Life with Kids – Day # I lost count
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
4 Ways Bonding Through Music Can Make Your Life Better.
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.
The need for less “Do as I say” & more “Do as I do” in parenting !
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 !
Breastfeeding 2 kids has been an experience: Here’s 5 important lessons I learned
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