When life hands me lemons

When life hands you lemons you’re supposed to make lemonade, right? That is what I’ve been made to believe, but that just doesn’t work in my life. If life hands me lemons, they will sit in the bowl until they rot, most likely. I don’t see myself as a pessimist, but a realist. I know …

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To the mom who is drowning

Being a mom is one of the most rewarding, blessed, joyous, and EXHAUSTING things ever.

Children In Competitive Sports – Be A Parent First

Our weekends are full of sports. If we aren’t attending our own children’s sports we are most likely fighting the weather in one way shape or form watching our nephews. The kids were able to play baseball together this summer and their dads coached the teams. Once they moved in to the All-Star teams the …

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Actions don’t speak louder than words

Words have power.

We Need Action. Here is Step One

Moms do hard and uncomfortable things.

Back To School

Summer is winding down, and stores are filling up with school supplies and Fall decorations. While I love Fall time, I absolutely dread back to school time every year.

Forgetting a Child in the Car: It Should Never Happen

You’ve seen it on the news or read about it online. You’ve shaken your head in disgust, wondering how any parent could ever do it.

I Never Imagined…..

I am a 41, black single woman who is also a single mom…

Can You Grow Here

A friend of mine left me with this after we had our monthly phone call. She said, “but can you grow, if you decide this is the route you take, can you continue to grow?”  She is smart, profound when she doesn’t realize it, and she helps me clean my house while we talk.

Change your hair, Change your life

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

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