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
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 !
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
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
Dear overwhelmed mommies, Let me start by saying that when God made women he knew exactly what he was doing. There is nothing that God does that he does not do with purpose. Women are given the job of carrying a baby for 10 months (not 9) and from the day that embryo is implanted … Continue reading Open letter to an overwhelmed mommy…
In the year 2016, we are experiencing things we thought we would only experience in our history classes. People are threatening lynchings, KKK rallies are being held, black churches are being bombed, cops are being killed maliciously, people are marching for equality, and police brutality is rearing its ugly head. My grandparents grew up during … Continue reading Five lessons society is teaching me as a mother….