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…

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….