The Conversations No One Likes to Have

Advertisements Why is it so hard for people to have tough conversations? Sure; they’re annoying, draining and sometimes exhausting. But, how do two adults go through life without having tough conversations? How can you live life and never sit down and someone be the bigger person and not address the proverbial “elephant in the room”?Continue reading “The Conversations No One Likes to Have”

Marriage, By Any Other Name?

Advertisements When I was younger, I dreamed of having a “perfect” marriages. A white dresses (which would have been the only time I wore a dress), black tuxedos, a bridesmaid line as long as the eye could see. As much of a tomboy that I was, this was going to possibly be the most feminineContinue reading “Marriage, By Any Other Name?”

How to Stay Young When Your Relationship is Feeling Old

Advertisements Being married for 5 years thus far has taught me a lot about myself, my spouse and the idea of marriage as a whole.  The one thing I have learned is that there are times when you can feel quite old in your relationship sometimes, and it is not the best feeling by anyContinue reading “How to Stay Young When Your Relationship is Feeling Old”

Self Love is Always Your True First Love

Advertisements 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 ofContinue reading “Self Love is Always Your True First Love”

That Question We All Love to Hate

Advertisements 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 startContinue reading “That Question We All Love to Hate”

So, I’m 30; Now What??

Advertisements Now that I’m officially “in my 30’s” I have felt a very blatant and noticeable shift in my perspective and energy. I feel the strong desire to make some hard decisions about my life and where it’s going. I’m not sure if it’s just the aura of the new age; however, I am feelingContinue reading “So, I’m 30; Now What??”

A Look Beyond the Titles

Advertisements Mother.  Wife.  Supervisor.  Employee.  Provider.  There are so many times when women who fall into these categories are defined by these words.  We are characterized, classified and described with these words and at times, our identity and worth is sometimes only valued based on these things.  For five years, I have had the pleausreContinue reading “A Look Beyond the Titles”

A Lesson Learned

Advertisements What do you take from the experiences life brings you? Do you take them as what they are and move on, or do you search for the lesson in those experiences? Life is full of countless lessons; some come from good experiences and some come from bad. I’d like to believe that a lotContinue reading “A Lesson Learned”

“Lessons from Love” feature on Dear Queens!

Advertisements Check out one of my latest posts on dearqueens.com titled "Lessons Marriage Taught Me" as a part of a month-long series on the lessons we all learn from love. Click HERE to read about my experience with love and marriage!