Instagram Live Battles

There have been few things I have truly enjoyed about this pandemic, quarentin-ing, stay-at-home thing. What I have found most enlightening and joyous has been these Instagram Live Battles between artists and when my favorite artist goes “Live”. Now I have missed quite a few of these major ones like the first and second attemptsContinue reading “Instagram Live Battles”

Becoming Foster Mom

Today I am writing to you a little under the weather… The hard part about being a mom is you rarely get days off. Like both of the kids are sick right now, and I am too. My husband had to go to work today, so guess who’s left to care for the kids? Yep,Continue reading “Becoming Foster Mom”

“When They See Us”: From a Young Black Mother’s Prospective

It’s taken me awhile to process, digest and write about “When They See Us” the Netflix film from director Ava Duvernay. As a African-American mother to an African-American little boy, I have worried about his safety growing up since he was in my belly. I remember watching the Trayvon Martin case when I was pregnantContinue reading ““When They See Us”: From a Young Black Mother’s Prospective”

Halloween Then Vs. Now

I was born in the 80’s. A carefree time where life consisted of Smurf Cartoons in the morning and watching Ninja Turtles when I got home from school. Recess was the highlight of my school day. Being an only child wasn’t lonely for me all the time. I made up imaginary worlds, drove my dollsContinue reading “Halloween Then Vs. Now”

Pregnancy & Infant Loss Awareness Month

October is Pregnancy & Infant Loss Awareness Month. More specifically recognized on October 15. This is a subject I know all too well, unfortunately. My husband and I have 5 angel babies, 4 miscarriages and one stillborn son. Loss is a odd thing. People will say all kinds of things that are supposed to beContinue reading “Pregnancy & Infant Loss Awareness Month”