Happy Mother’s Day!

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!

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My First Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

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

It Takes a Village: Take Your Role Seriously

Artwork by: Larry Brown, "Sowing Seeds" As a single 30-something woman with no kids, I’m constantly asked, “When are you going to settle down and have kids?”. Or some other passive-aggressive way of encouraging me to reproduce before I “get them old eggs”. (P.S. Angela Bassett has ten-year-old twins…chill). MIND YA BIDNESS My response to … Continue reading It Takes a Village: Take Your Role Seriously

Innocence Lost: An Old Reality for Our New Generation

Artwork: Wak, Watch Where You Pointin' That Thang!!! “Ms. April, did somebody die?” four-year old Justin asks as we pass by a makeshift memorial. Justin lives in the same neighborhood where Mike Brown was killed two years ago. Understanding the importance of giving children age-appropriate answers to their questions, I respond, “Yes honey, someone died.” … Continue reading Innocence Lost: An Old Reality for Our New Generation