I Know It’s Tough, But Hold On

Over the last few days I have been feeling a heaviness on my heart. I keep hearing stories of so many people struggling through times right now and committing suicide. There are so many who are struggling financially, emotionally, physically, mentally, relationally, and so many more ways. I struggle with reaching out whenever I feel…

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International Women’s Day

“She is energetic and strong, a hard worker. Proverbs 31:17 NLT “She extends a helping hand to the poor and opens her arms to the needy.” Proverbs 31:20 NLT “She is clothed with strength and dignity, and she laughs without fear of the future. When she speaks, her words are wise, and she gives instructions…

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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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