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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….

3 Back to School Tips for Working Moms

With the end of summer, comes the beginning of a new school year. It can be  stressful, excited, and time-consuming. It can be a huge shift in your family’s daily schedule. Below are some tips that have helped me navigate from the beginning to the end of school with working a full-time job and being…

5 Tips for Parents: Kids & Surgery

Having to process that your child will need to have surgery can be very emotional and stressful time. April 7, 2016, marked one year since Love had heart surgery. It was a surreal time in our lives, with many questions, doubts, and fear. It was a really hard on us as her parents. The countless…

Letter To My Son On His 10th Bornday

All of my kids protect different parts of me… and you are my heart protector.  Yep, you make sure momma is good within. You care about my heart and my feelings. Tyriq: How was your day today? Me: Good Tyriq: What did you do today? You initiate this conversation when I pick you up from…