What I’m Reading Lately

It’s the beginning of a new year, so I like to start over fresh with a new reading list. Last year was a bit challenging and I didn’t get to read very many books. I was sick for the first three months of 2021 and then we decided to sell our house and move duringContinue reading “What I’m Reading Lately”

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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”