Brown Sugar Baby : Fostering Confidence and Positive Self Esteem In Our Daughters

As parents we can’t change what society or the media deems as beautiful. We can only share with our children regardless of gender the meaning of what true beauty is from the inside out. I don’t want my daughters to just to see themselves as beautiful; I want them to see everyone as beautiful. I pray that in some way as I embrace my inner beauty as a woman that my girls will grow in appreciation in walking fully in confidence knowing who they are inside and out.

Mom Has Had It Officially! : How To Keep Your Cool and Your Sanity 

We have to protect ourselves from taking on the martyr personality of doing everything and not holding anyone accountable ,yet feeling resentful inside of bearing such an impractical nuisance. No, we are not trying to be an warden over a prison facility. Be that as it may, a mother shouldn’t feel anyway convicted for wanting the best for her family especially with the acute understanding that everyone can partake in the shared order of peace.

 Words Hurt & They Last: Covering Our Words Toward Our Children  

    The words that we use towards our children have the power to build them up, or they can break their spirits in tearing them down. I can remember growing up being teased by my aunts about my busty esthetic, my short kinky hair, and “funny” colored brown skin (meaning I didn’t fit in being…

Mama’s Go to Items For Quick Fix Meals

   I made two completely different meals out of some leftovers and the family was in awe! Toward the end of the next grocery shopping day a mom has to do what she has to do. We know how to make it work for sure or grown up with women who knew how. Select your…

10 Things I want to teach my kids about choosing Friends

Originally posted on This Beautiful Life of Ours:
Surround yourself with people who care more about God’s opinion of them than other people’s opinion. Find those who intentionally reach out to others from within their “inner circle” and connect with them Surround yourself with people who are not obsessed with material possessions. Seek out those…

 Engaging In Learning With Your Autistic Toddler

   Learning is important for all children. Parents of autistic  children can engage in a variety of activities at home to strengthen academic success and competency. We as parents are our children’s first teachers. It can be complex with working with a special needs learner; however as parents we can’t be intimidated. All children love…

Find Your Power

I begin to hear my own inner voice. There was a trust in that voice in making decisions that was best for me and my family. I found the beauty in tapping into my power, and I wasn’t going to give it back.

Help For The Busy Bee 

    Busy Bee personalities are here, there, and everywhere. They refuse to focus on the development of cultivating healthy relationships, careers, and they move from place to place. They are in and out of projects never really making a significant achievement or mark in either. Their need to feel important or to prove self-worth…

All Of Me

There’s no greater connection with the Heavenly Father than growing within your spiritual life in developing your own personal relationship with God through prayer, study, and reflection. Don’t get me wrong corporate worship is important, but we can venture deeper by studying the word for ourselves. We can pause in reflection on those words to digest them not just in thought, but we can digest them within our spirit.

Finding Your Tribe

    We all have our preferences within social interactions and personalities that we feel more comfortable with. I personally feel discovering your tribe goes way deeper than that of surface connections.  A true mutual connection of a genuine bond goes beyond the depths of human separation of race, religion, gender, and that of social…

The Tears Flowed Down

   There will be days when the soul just needs to have a release. I am a naturally smiley person, and I have always been that way. There are times though were the soul yearns for a deep cleansing cry for which afterwards I feel no shame. It’s like a weight has been lifted. A…