How Do You Respond To Expectations? “The Four Tendencies” Personality Profile

Sometimes I spend a lot of time in my car. When I am not putting on a concert from my seat, I am tuned in to my favorite podcasts. Jay Shetty’s On Purpose, by far, is my favorite. Last week I tuned in to hear his conversation with Gretchen Rubin about her book “The Four Tendencies”. IContinue reading “How Do You Respond To Expectations? “The Four Tendencies” Personality Profile”

Dear Moms, Stay In Your Lane

Having the ability to nurture and carry another human being around with you for nine months is, in a nutshell, AMAZING! The process of bringing that human being into the world, NOT SO AMAZING! I’ve digressed already. 🙂 For many of us who have shared the pregnancy and childbirth experience, we tend to feel aContinue reading “Dear Moms, Stay In Your Lane”

Just Because: Introducing Our “Just Because” Personalized Note Cards

If I did not learn anything else in 2020, I definitely learned the importance of genuine human connection. I also realized how far we seem to have gotten away from some of the simple things that make a huge difference in our lives as human beings. Genuine human connection, or the lack thereof, led toContinue reading “Just Because: Introducing Our “Just Because” Personalized Note Cards”

Christmas Chaos Be Damned: 5 Unique Gift Ideas

Thanks to my middle child, I now understand that it’s down to the wire for all of us online Christmas shoppers! Although I am the ultimate planner in certain areas, Christmas seems to throw me for a loop when it comes to gifting. There is something about the chaos around figuring out what to getContinue reading “Christmas Chaos Be Damned: 5 Unique Gift Ideas”

HELLLOOOOO: DID YOU MISS ME?

I’m Back! Thank you so much for being patient with me while I took a little time off! I needed to regroup, reset, and reprioritize. I have so much to catch you up on, but I will try to pace myself :-). Since I talked about my self-love anniversary so much before I took aContinue reading “HELLLOOOOO: DID YOU MISS ME?”

FROM ONE MOTHER TO ANOTHER: 5 THINGS YOU SHOULD TEACH YOUR DAUGHTERS

When I entered the motherhood circle at the young age of 19, I got a lot of advice about how to take care of my daughter’s physical needs. Breastfeeding, cloth diapers, nap time, burping, cereal in bottles, etc. Wherever I turned, there seemed to be an abundance of women ready, willing, and able to teachContinue reading “FROM ONE MOTHER TO ANOTHER: 5 THINGS YOU SHOULD TEACH YOUR DAUGHTERS”

Advice to Our Moms: 10 Things We Need You To Know

My co-contributor, Courtney Muhammad, and I decided to be creative this year for Mother’s Day. Tight budgets always make our creative juices really flow. LOL! We figured since our moms always have so much advice for us, we would return the favor. So, with the help of our siblings and my dad, who decided toContinue reading “Advice to Our Moms: 10 Things We Need You To Know”

MOTHER’S DAY WISH LIST: for an over 40 empowered mom :-)

There is something about being over 40 and, almost 50. I am unapologetically living my best life, and it feels so good! I am also unapologetically hyperaware of these bags under my eyes :-). For those of you that have known me or seen some of my pictures, you know I wear little to noContinue reading “MOTHER’S DAY WISH LIST: for an over 40 empowered mom :-)”

Bad Mom Turned Tiger Mom

Social distancing has led to my 11 year old having more time to game and stream YouTube videos than I would care to admit! Curious about what had her so entranced on YouTube, I decided to join her for one of her binge watching moments. Let me just start by saying, I recognize kids haveContinue reading “Bad Mom Turned Tiger Mom”

Break Out the Board Games

In Social Distancing with an 11-year-old I told you that Gabby loves board games! The thing that is so fascinating to me is that many of the board games that we play were games that I remember playing as a child. The fact that they are still so wildly popular (okay, well maybe that is an overstatement)Continue reading “Break Out the Board Games”