Editorial Author Shaheedrah Strong

Chronicles of the ‘RonaCoaster’

Hey there mommas it’s been sometime since I last checked in and quite frankly I feel like things have been nothing short of a momfession/AFV

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Traffic Cop

Twenty four hours out of the twenty-four-hour day I’m in highlighter yellow and constantly blowing a whistle (more like yelling a lot)

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Long Words = Simple Answers

Hi Mommas, Ok so I want talk to vulnerability and transparency to begin the last quarter of 2019. Long words with simple meaning. We are

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When the highs are high and the lows are low

Hi Mommas! Ok, I’m just gonna jump right in here and remind us of all of how human and conditional we can be. When things

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Help a Sista Out

Hi Mommas! I pondered the past few weeks on what I’d write about today. I kept thinking, what is inspirational? What is life changing? Above and beyond I never want

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When My Thoughts Wander….

It’s no secret that as a mom you have 1,000 thousand at a time. “Did I cut the heat off?” “Do the kids have lunch

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It’s Been A While……

So there has been so much swirling in my life lately from work to school, to the kids, marriage, ministry, family.. etc… basically everything and

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A little encouragement goes a long way

Please excuse how tired I look! I’m sleepy lol…

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What You Can Do…..

Every once and again I step back when I feel overwhelmed and look at the things I can do and focus less on what I

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Keep Your Checklists in Order

While the hustle of the day is fading, work, more work and then football. then grocery shopping, then dinner that I didn’t cook. I sat

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Do The Work

Hey mommas, I’m back! I am proud to announce I am Red Bull free!

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Two Funerals and a Fire

So the past few weeks have been quite an eye-opening time for me as a mother, friend, granddaughter and even as a wife.

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Change your hair, Change your life

“They,” say a woman who cuts her hair is ready to change her life.

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A Letter to Myself

Hi Mommas!!!!! Ok so I know it’s been a few weeks since my last post. I’ve been working and working. But I wanted to take

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It’s Just One of Those Days

It’s a Monday in every sense of the word.

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Grace IS Enough

You name it, sugar, flour, popcorn, fruit snacks, granola bars and then some all on the floor at the same time, and not because I

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Starve Your Distractions, Feed Your Focus

Happy New Year Moms! I thought long and hard about what to post today as a precursor for my 2018 “Momfessions”. You know everywhere you

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What’s Your Meter On?

I’m a working mom. I work 8am to 4:30pm, Monday-Friday, so I tip my hats to those who are able to stay at home and

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There’s Always More to the Story

Newscasts are speckled with the stories of children who take their own lives because of bullying and peer pressure. Sure we read them, shed a

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“Think that just don’t fit you anymore”

Since I am the newest to the group before I jump in let me set the scene for you.

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Meet Shaheedrah – Newsymom Author

Hey Everybody! My name is Shaheedrah. I’m a wife and a mom of 4. I work full time and after the work-day ends I put

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