When you have children, you never know what to cherish; what moments to etch into your memory, what silly things to photograph or put on video, or what things you should never take for granted. As parents, we try to make everything a lasting moment, but sometimes that's not possible. Today, I had a brief … Continue reading Big Girl Moves!
On 8/6/18 , I woke up, got Kynnedy ready, and dropped her off at her first day of Pre-K. She was full of life and confidence; I, internally, was a mess. I couldn't help but stay in constant prayer all the way to the school that morning. I had to make sure that if God … Continue reading Parenting Moment: The Kid Takes on Pre-K!
How many times do we clear our calendars, shuffle and scramble to make room for others, but when it comes to our own personal availability, we do not show the same effort? With jobs, children, significant others/spouses, family, etc., it is very hard to say that you want to carve out time for yourself, when … Continue reading Being Available for You
With the springtime in full swing, it's not uncommon for you to get the feeling to want to do.a cleanse of sorts through your life. Some people clean their homes, while others may focus more on their personal lifestyles and determine what needs to be flushed out and what does not. Starting the spring season … Continue reading Spring Cleaning Your Relationships
Learning the new developments of the Rae Carrutth story have taught me nothing more than this one conclusion; forgiveness is truly a gift for those who have studied and learned it thoroughly. A couple of days ago, you may have seen an article or two come out about a 15-page letter that Mr. Carruth penned … Continue reading Forgiveness Is Truly a Gift
My third shoutout for this month goes to none other than the TGIT queen herself, Shonda Rhimes. This amazing woman needs no introduction, but I have to stan for a bit on just how awesome I believe she is. There isn't much that Shonda hasn't done in this lifetime so far, and it seems like … Continue reading #BlackGirlMagicGoals: Shonda Rhimes
Arguments are tough; they’re even tougher when you’re dealing with someone you love. Sometimes families argue, and the wounds and pain of those arguments are difficult to recover from. I’ll admit, my family has not been the most normal. We’ve got our own sets of issues and problems within the structure, and some of the … Continue reading When the Family Feuds
Wait, what? I know, I know.. The “T” word is quite intimidating, isn’t it. Therapy has been something that even I have been hesitant about wanting to try, but I’m realizing how beneficial it would be to my life to have someone who is able to speak with me one-on-one about things that I may … Continue reading Self-Care Sunday: Therapy
We all do this; we tend to believe we have eyes in the backs of our heads, multiple arms and legs, superpowers, the ability to correct the past, right all the wrongs and predict the future all at one time. We want to be able to change the world for the ones we love when … Continue reading Take On Life’s Responsibilities One Moment at a Time