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 instructionsContinue reading “International Women’s Day”

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,Continue reading “Making Progress Part 2”

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 seeContinue reading “Excited and Nervous!”

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 waterContinue reading “Brighter Days Ahead”

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. WhoContinue reading “Valentine’s Day Challenge”

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,Continue reading “Identity”

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 beenContinue reading “The Struggle Is Real”

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 youContinue reading “Joy”

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 wouldContinue reading “Black History Month”