5 Steps: How to Be Happy

Such a simple yet, complex topic. Happiness. What is happiness? Have you ever found yourself wondering how to be happy? Most people at some point in life ask this question. Too much work and not enough leisure or "me" time can leave you wondering what your life is about. Without finding the true passion in … Continue reading 5 Steps: How to Be Happy

Married at 22?!

This may sound crazy since we live in a generation where young marriage is looked down upon. A few decades ago this wouldn't have been so surprising. My grandpa proposed to my grandma when she was 18. They were married for 53 years before he died. Living during these times and being married is sort … Continue reading Married at 22?!

Bringing Back All Natural Black Hair

First of all, let me say this, promoting naturally curly hair on black women doesn’t mean I hate you for wearing weave or relaxing and straightening your hair. I wish we could embrace our natural beauty without feeling like we have to fit into our society’s idea of beauty. Whenever I see a natural woman … Continue reading Bringing Back All Natural Black Hair

10 Things in My Baby’s Closet

Every new mom knows there are absolute essentials to keep in the baby's closet or nursery room. Here's a list of my top necessities for my unborn son. How do I know what to buy? Experience! I have a 6-year-old and 4 years old so this whole baby thing is pretty regular for me. Feel … Continue reading 10 Things in My Baby’s Closet

On Beauty: Looking the Part Does Not Always Cut It

Beautiful: “Pleasing the senses OR mind aesthetically.” What does it mean to be beautiful? Amazing body? Easy on the eyes? Irresistible? Like meeting your favorite celebrity whom you admire and consider to be “flawless” only to find that their insides don’t really match their outsides. Beauty is deeper than looks. Sure that’s the basic definition … Continue reading On Beauty: Looking the Part Does Not Always Cut It

Work from home jobs: All the benefits

This day in age people look down on work at home moms. As if taking care of your family and being with your kids is something to be ashamed of. Well, it's the best decision I've ever made and I would NEVER go back to working for corporate America or any other entity. Entrepreneurship Working … Continue reading Work from home jobs: All the benefits

5 Stereotypes of Black Women We Need to End

1. All Black Women Wear Weaves and Get Perms This stereotype is probably the one that annoys me the most. First of all, not all black women like weave or perms. Take me for example, I HATE them. I’ve never had a perm or straightening agent in my hair and the last time I had … Continue reading 5 Stereotypes of Black Women We Need to End

The Truth About Insecurity

When you hear the word “insecure,” or think about people who are insecure you may automatically think of superficial factors such as beauty, body type and popularity. Well it’s not that simple. Insecurity is more than thinking you don’t look good. Many times your looks have nothing to do with it at all. Sometimes being … Continue reading The Truth About Insecurity

Letter To My Children

To My Children, I look at you and I see joy, innocence, happiness and pure undying love. Your little faces can instantly lighten up the dimmest of days. You are filled with life, never lose that. You mean the world to me and you won’t quite understand my love for you until you have kids … Continue reading Letter To My Children

Traveling With Toddlers

My kids are 6 and 3, and a few weeks ago they went with us on a cruise to the Bahamas! Can you say family vacay?! I promised them I wouldn’t go on anymore trips without them. Overall it was a great experience, but here’s a few tips just in case you’ll be traveling with … Continue reading Traveling With Toddlers