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
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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
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?
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 ❤️
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
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