This is 30.

Earlier today I caught myself trying to remember who I was ten years ago. I’m pretty sure I brought in my 20th birthday passed out with a solo cup in one hand and a black and mild in the other. I was so lost… and I was so drunk.  For my 30th birthday I’m gifting […]

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Dear Bryant.

Dear Bryant, I know that you’re okay, and that’s what gives me peace. Although you’re no longer on this earth physically, I see you everyday. I am so thankful for the gift of your brother, and I know that a part of you lives through him. You knew that mommy could not survive this world […]

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Confessions of A Single Mama.

Recently, I got a chance to collaborate with fellow blogger mama Shannon Doss; creator of MyMommyHood. We decided to produce point and counterpoint blog entries detailing our married vs. single motherhood experiences thus far. Shannon has been married for two years and is the mama of a seven-month-old son and expecting her second! I am […]

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Confessions of A Married Mama.

Recently, I got a chance to collaborate with fellow blogger mama Shannon Doss; creator of MyMommyHood. We decided to produce point and counterpoint blog entries detailing our married vs. single motherhood experiences thus far. Shannon has been married for two years and is the mama of a seven-month-old son and expecting her second! I am […]

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This is For My Girlfriends.

Six years ago, I learned a really important lesson: best friends can break your heart too. Back then, I thought I knew everything that there was to know about love. I always had a steady boyfriend and pretty much considered myself to be a relationship expert. I even knew how to deal with breakups; and […]

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The Most I Can Be is Okay.

I’m a huge advocate of self-care. I preach it, I practice it, I believe in it. But that isn’t what this blog post is about. Because frankly, some days just suck. And all the positive quotes, self-affirmations, bath bombs and episodes of Insecure in the world won’t fix it. Some days, all I can do […]

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Faith in the End Game.

I was once told that faith without forgiveness is meaningless. The two go hand in hand but in some cases; possessing the strength to exercise both is easier said than done. Today I want to introduce my readers to Ms. Shantel Brunner. Sadly, her motherhood journey began with a sexual assault. However; the love that she has for her son and the faith that she has in God allowed for her to heal, forgive and let go. To say that I admire her bravery would be an understatement. Here is her story… #MomsLikeHer

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