Making Progress Part 2

If you read my first blog post titled “Making Progress”, you will know that today I finished the T25 workout of 60 days! This is the first time I’ve completed a whole program! I am so proud of myself today. It was not easy! Every day I focused on that day only! After every workout,…

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Excited and Nervous!

As I fed my baby the last bottle Tuesday night, he looked up at me, smiled and reached up with one hand to touch my face. In that moment it felt like a sweet, perfect ending to my day. That moment ended quickly, as I sat him up to burp him. As you can see…

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Brighter Days Ahead

This is usually what it looks like when I am enjoying a meal. Holding my 6 month old, who I tried to feed first, and he doesn’t want to eat. So I sit down with him and my food and he wants everything in sight (except his bottle of course). Most days it’s my water…

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Valentine’s Day Challenge

My husband and I dislike celebrating Valentines Day out with all of the crowds! So we celebrate before or after or at home. I usually don’t participate in these things, but I decided to join in on this challenge I’ve been seeing…and I shared more than one pic of us on my Instagram here. Who…

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Identity

If you have been reading my blog posts, you know that I have been sharing a lot about my own experiences with racism. My hope is to bring awareness to what me and my family face daily along with many families around the world. I realize, too, that with being a fair-skinned multiracial black woman,…

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The Struggle Is Real

If I said I was nailing this life thing, I would be lying. Being home in a pandemic brought up some real things for us as a family. A few things we are learning is that maybe more than one of our children have ADHD. I have been recently diagnosed, our oldest daughter has been…

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Curly Girl

I remember before starting school I loved my hair. I even remember as a little girl saying that I hoped that I had girls one day so I could do their hair. Then I went to school and those feelings changed. I was picked on daily by white girls for my hair and how I…

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Joy

I love seeing my kids filled with so much joy. As I sat in my favorite chair of the house, I saw my youngest two playing together. I had to take a picture because it filled me with so much joy. I am also learning about how important it is to share joy. As you…

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Black History Month

I never understood why I would always dread Black History Month in school until I was having a conversation with my 4 older kids. They were telling me how they often dread this month every time it comes around in school too. Why though? After more conversations, they shared a few things that I would…

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Making Progress

On December 28, 2020 I started exercising with the T25 workout videos. I had borrowed some DVD’s with this program some years ago, but did not complete the entire plan. This time I decided to try it again. This is not sponsored and I am not a coach with the Beach Body program. However, I…

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