Artwork: "Girls" by Dana Todd Pope The school year has already started here in Atlanta and I have two young ladies gearing up to start new chapters in their young lives; one is starting her first year in college while the other is starting her first year in high school. And then my toddler will … Continue reading Back to School Open Letter: “Dear Daughters…”
It Takes A Village It takes a village to raise tomorrow’s future leaders. That’s why parenting matters for our sons and daughters. I heard this statement It Takes a Village on numerous occasions and the meaning didn’t quite hit home for me till I saw how my parents interact with my son. The time and attention … Continue reading Parenting Matters: It Takes a Village
This past weekend we celebrated Mother’s Day. As a mother of three—two teenagers and a toddler—I’ve learned that motherhood ain’t for punks. And what I mean by that, is that there are definitely grand and amazing days and then there are those rough and exhausting days. All and all, it’s still a blessing that I … Continue reading Motherhood Perks: 5 Embarrassing Things My Mom Did That I Do Now
Statue Artist: Unknown Motherhood comes in all forms. Whether by birthing, adoption, marriage, or your environment. A motherly figure not only molds those in front of her but anyone standing around her. #HAPPYMOTHERSDAY TO ALL THE #MOMS and MOTHERLY FIGURES of the world.
Mother’s Special Day Wow! I can’t believe how time flies, this time last year I only had a few months left in my pregnancy. I was definitely feeling it; the back pains, kicking my ribs at night, I couldn’t even see my own feet unless they were prompt up. It’s definitely something I will never forget. … Continue reading Happy Mother’s Day!
My First Mother’s Day Mother’s Day is just around the corner and I am honored and thrilled to enjoy my first one! I never could imagine how much work and dedication it takes to be a full-time mommy till I became one. Although, I planned for the one and only- my son needs are endless … Continue reading My First Mother’s Day Gift Ideas
Tonight is Valentine’s Day. I’m supposed to be spending a romantic, low-key night with my husband. Instead, I smell slightly of vomit.