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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Be The Light

The world is filled with too much darkness, too much hate and confusion and not enough love. Be the light in the midst of all the dark, your smile may change someone’s day. Be kind always. Even when people aren’t kind to you. Maybe they’ve had a bad day or are going through tough times. […]

Life Lessons: Grief

  If you would have asked me six months ago what grief means I would have given you some vague shallow answer because then I did not quite know what it was. My only images of grief at that time were from tear jerker movies and when my 79 year old grandpa died when I […]

You Have More Power Than You Think 

When you eliminate limitations in your mind you set yourself up for the ultimate success and self fulfillment. The power in the human brain is unmatched. We only use 10% of our brain power. You have the power within you to do and be anything you want to be. If you believe in yourself you’re […]

When Enough is Enough 

Have you ever been in a circumstance with a close friend or loved one who didn’t always treat you with respect? Perhaps they weren’t always truthful or even betrayed you in the past. Maybe they bad mouth you when you’re not around or put you down when you are around. BUT, they’re your friend right? […]

Poetry|Don’t You Know?

Don’t you know how unique you are In all the years there has never been one quite as exquisite as you Don’t you know how beautiful you are Your beauty transcends barriers that would have never been broken Don’t you see how valuable you are More rare and precious than the finest jewel Don’t you […]