Job Mobility vs. Job Loyalty: Which Do You Choose?

As a millennial, I know that we are regarded as an age group and a professional group that is very unpredictable when it comes to job stability.  I read an article on XoNecole that talked about some reasons why jobs look at your job hopping as an advantage as far as your increased job skill … Continue reading Job Mobility vs. Job Loyalty: Which Do You Choose?

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Sometimes We All Need a Break, Even Your Kid!

Despite what others may think, it is perfectly normal for you and your children to want some time apart from one another.  Just like any other relationship, kids get sick of their parents, and parents get sick of always being around their children.  I believe this is why we take advantage of the opportunities when … Continue reading Sometimes We All Need a Break, Even Your Kid!

Self-Care Sunday: Creating Space for Yourself

One thing that I feel is necessary for self-care is creating space for yourself. When you think about "creating space", sometimes the first thing that comes to mind is physical space; cleaning, de-cluttering, doing basic "detoxing" of your life. Those are all good things; however, when I think of creating space for myself, I think … Continue reading Self-Care Sunday: Creating Space for Yourself

We’re Tired of Companies That Always “Get it Wrong”

There are really no words to describe the outrage that appeared in social media when this picture showed up "Coolest Monkey in the Jungle" is what the hoodie says. Well alright. 😐 My first reaction to the hoodie was, "well, that was HORRIBLY executed and offensive as hell." I also knew that there was going … Continue reading We’re Tired of Companies That Always “Get it Wrong”

Self Love is Always Your True First Love

A lot of times, there are lessons that I feel cannot or will not apply to me, even being five years into my marriage; however, 2017 put me in a place where I was struggling with loving myself more than I ever was before.  In turn, that put a big strain on parts of my … Continue reading Self Love is Always Your True First Love

A Narrative Change in 2018

Hello 2018... Here we are again at the inception of another year.  Another opportunity to set intentions and goals for ourselves; to start routines that we may or may not commit to our memories by the end of the year.  The beginning of the year is a time that everyone is all too familiar with … Continue reading A Narrative Change in 2018

That Question We All Love to Hate

Now that our daughter is three years old, it is not very often that time goes by when someone is asking my husband and I this one aching question: "When are y'all going to have another baby??? Jokingly, we always tell them a number of different answers: "I don't know" "Soon" "When you start helping … Continue reading That Question We All Love to Hate

Y’all, Oprah Wants No Part of This President Life.

I had an opportunity to watch Oprah's speech during the Golden Globes, and I too was mesmerized by her words. They were powerful, poised and on point so much that she had everyone in the room on their feet giving her a well-deserved standing ovation. What followed her speech was a flurry of tweets and … Continue reading Y’all, Oprah Wants No Part of This President Life.

Self-Care Sunday: The Chakra Alignment

Recently, I've been into researching and learning about chakras, and how benficial it is for mine to be aligned in order for me to be completely balanced. Chakras were something I had gotten into last year, and it is carrying over into this year and I’m definitely taking it more seriously. I’ve noticed how a … Continue reading Self-Care Sunday: The Chakra Alignment

I’m Rooting for Everybody Black, Too.

Issa Rae inadvertently made her own catch phrase at the 2017 Emmy's when she let the world know she was "rooting for everybody Black."  Her confidence and seriousness in her answer was nothing more than amazing, and made me love her that much more.  The first time I heard it, I stood up and said "Yes … Continue reading I’m Rooting for Everybody Black, Too.