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10 Morning Affirmations for Black Girls

Every morning when I wake up I say a positive affirmation. It can be as simple as saying “thanks”. By saying thanks I am acknowledging gratitude for the new day. I believe in waking up with a heart full of gratitude and being mindful of the blessing of a new day. Being in a peaceful…

Why I Stopped Fear Parenting

Being a young mother, put me in a  place of wanting to get everything right about being a mom.  It really was bad. I wanted to have the smartest, most talented, most everything kids. But in reality it was anxiety and control. It was me trying to control who I wanted them to be or…

ReIntroduction

Let me reintroduce myself. I turned 38 on October 14th and thought this would be a great time to reintroduce myself. 1.I’m silly (very silly) 2. I love hard 3. I have no idea what I’m doing most of the time-and I’m okay with it 4. I will never give up on being a better…

Not Balancing Motherhood

BALANCE noun a state of equilibrium or equipoise; equal distribution of weight, amount, etc. I really don’t believe in the whole balancing thing. I believe that nothing will have your equal amount of time or attention at the same time. I know that if I am writing or working I am not giving it half…

Living in My Truth – Young Mom

“I now see how owning our story and loving ourselves through that process is the bravest thing that we will ever do.”   I shared a post on Instagram about being a teenage mother and how I was ashamed. I remember when I first starting working in a corporate office and being asked about my family….

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