Reality Check

Four personal game changers for 2019

When the New Year rings in, most people start the tradition of making New Year resolutions, but I wanted to be different. The majority of resolutions are broken in the first 6 months of the year so I decided to choose five game changers I wanted to implement in my house in 2019. My first… Continue reading Four personal game changers for 2019

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parenting · Reality Check

& Then there were two…

Growing up, I was the only child for the first five years of my life. Who knew that  only three months after turning five, the 100% attention I had become accustomed to having would now be split with another human other than myself. Being the oldest, I often wonder if this is now how my… Continue reading & Then there were two…

Reality Check

Why my black vote does count!

In more recent years I have seen several of my millennial peers questioning whether their vote matters. The so-called "woke" individuals have done a wonderful job of brainwashing my fellow African-American counterparts that their voices do not matter because we have yet to see the progressive change we have been looking for. With the increasing… Continue reading Why my black vote does count!

Reality Check · Social Skills · Uncategorized

Trying to be great in a world where average is acceptable…

To be a millennial in 2018 is an interesting time.  I constantly feel as if I am surrounded by individuals who believe that being average makes them ok. When I was growing up my mother would push us to go beyond what was expected of us. Just going to school and being average was not… Continue reading Trying to be great in a world where average is acceptable…

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Learning to walk with patience…What is meant will be…

Throughout my life I have found that I was always in a rush to do things before God intended for it to be done. With this comes the onset of stress, anxiety, and worry. All three of these negatives can take a physical toll on a person and affect their way of life. Patience has… Continue reading Learning to walk with patience…What is meant will be…

Networking · Social Skills

An act of kindness goes such a long way

So the other day, I am minding my business tweeting away and I randomly receive a direct message. Now, I will be honest, I usually do not pay direct messages any mind because it is usually just someone trying to say follow them or a thirsty individual who I plan to show no interest in.… Continue reading An act of kindness goes such a long way

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Is infidelity becoming the new normal?

If you have not already came across it, Netflix added a new series to their t.v. line-up called Friends from college. The story line sets around six friends who haven't seen each other in years and come back together after attending Harvard together 20 years ago. Immediately you learn that two of the main characters… Continue reading Is infidelity becoming the new normal?

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Open letter to an overwhelmed mommy…

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…

Food

How to disguise veggies in foods your toddler loves

I absolutely love to cook and create new recipes that I think will come out delicious. My dad is always creating some type of special sauce to put on food and then further developing the sauce so that he has many variations of flavors. Growing up we ate a variety of foods and my parents… Continue reading How to disguise veggies in foods your toddler loves

Reality Check · Uncategorized

Five lessons society is teaching me as a mother….

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….