#Verzuz Was the Vibe We All Needed

I know it has been almost 2 weeks since it occurred, but the fact that I’m coming back to talk about it tells you that it was that impactful. On May 9, Erykah Badu and Jill Scott completes the #Verzuz battle that we all need; and it honestly wasn’t even a battle. In case you’ve…

How to Help Your Kid Cope with Quarantine

With my last few posts, it’s clear I don’t have to stress the overwhelming nature of this pandemic and quarantine is causing; however, there is one more population that is also dealing with the pandemic, and that is our beautiful babies. My daughter is 6, and despite her being so young, she is well aware…

WTIO Bucket List

It’s happening. I’m going crazy in quarantine. Although things are starting to open up in phases, I can’t help but realize that a full opening of the world and the ability to do the things you once loved to do without worry may be far-fetched right now. Now that I’ve had all this spare time,…

A Moment of Peace Amidst All the Chaos

Something about a full moon always puts me in a calm and peaceful moon. Tonight, I finally got to get a good photograph of the full moon. I’m not professional photographer, but I think I did pretty good. There’s a little editing on it as well; courtesy of VSCO. I hope everyone can find a…

Essential Workin’

Day ……. whatever the hell in quarantine. First, let me sing praises to ANY AND ALL essential workers during this time. I know many people in this pandemic that have to work tirelessly to ensure health and safety of others. I do not attempt to compare or bring down any job; however, I also do…

COVID- 19: The Struggle is Real and I Don’t Know How to Feel

*Sigh….* I need to vent for a minute. Despite my joy and excitement for being a recluse in our current climate, I have to say, that this pandemic is effecting me a little more than I thought it would. I’m filled with more frustration than anything. Lack of answers, lack of understanding of some things,…

What Happens When your Child Plays Favorites?

So, a couple weekends ago, my daughter was very sad about something. She is so much like me that it is almost irritating, because I constantly asked her what was wrong and she would say “nothing”, even though her face clearly was singing a different tune. I didn’t want to badger her; but I needed…

An Amazing Start to January

This post will be short, but I had to pat myself on the back for the month of January because this month was the first month in my 5 years of blogging that I surpassed 1,000 views on my blog!! This year I’m getting a LOT more serious; pushing out more content, engaging more with…

How to Become an Effective Leader of a Team

At some point in our lives, I think a lot of us want to be leaders. When the time comes, and we are presented with the opportunity, we jump at it with open arms. One thing I have learned in being in a leadership position is, just because you want to lead, doesn’t mean you…