5 THINGS Moms Should Teach Their 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 “5 THINGS Moms Should Teach Their 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”

Fun Facts From Valencia

I was talking to Ally about our travels and decided to share a few fun facts with you all. For those of you that do not know, Alyssa a.k.a “Ally” is my 20 year-old college junior that I have been exploring Spain with. People often refer to her as my mini me. Ally’s top travelContinue reading “Fun Facts From Valencia”

Love, Peace, and Happiness

My teenager will be graduating from high school in the Spring of 2017.  Of course, I am thrilled about her reaching this milestone.  But, along with that excitement, I carry a heavy heart. Looking back over the years, I am acutely aware of the fact that I didn’t live up to my end of theContinue reading “Love, Peace, and Happiness”

BECAUSE I SAID SO: Trying to Create Healthy and Happy Children

“Because I said so” doesn’t work in my house, and I am okay with that (sometimes anyway). There is also a 90% chance that I am going to get an unsolicited opinion from one of my brood every day. And, honestly, sometimes I daydream of parenting Cookie Lyons style, by telling them to “shut up” as IContinue reading “BECAUSE I SAID SO: Trying to Create Healthy and Happy Children”