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 !
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
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 !
Early on a Friday morning, I called one of my friends to get her advice on a business move I was looking to make in the year 2020. Before I could even finish my long drawn out speech of why I should not take this business risk, she had already cut me off. "This needs … Continue reading Your vision is only as clear as the manifestation you speak into existence
Have you ever stopped to check out fun facts about trees? Odd question? We are surrounded by trees of all different sizes, colors, and shapes every day of our lives and I can guarantee you most of us have never stopped to ponder upon the great wonders of these living plants. These are some of … Continue reading The New Year isn’t about Resolutions, It’s About Growth
With the passing of my Granny, our family was tasked with making arrangements to travel from VA to LA. If you are unfamiliar with this trip, driving takes about 16 hours non-stop and 18 hours with stops included. As a mother who has made a 13 hour car trip with both of my children driving … Continue reading Acquired lessons when traveling with 2 kids under 6