It was a hot muggy July day on a Georgia summer in 2005. I was in my third trimester expecting my first child driving my old 86' Hatch Honda Civic heading up a country back road with my car packed full of boxes from my old apartment as I was preparing to embark on a… Continue reading A Mother’s Tears : Heal Our Land
My motherhood journey has truly been an experience with growing in self-acceptance. I am finally at a place in owning my identity within my motherhood journey without holding the weight of comparisons, embracing changes despite it's complexities, and offering the gift of grace in every step I take within it's daily occurrences within my family.… Continue reading Motherhood & Self- Acceptance: Owning Your Journey
How good are you to yourself? Is taking care of yourself selfish? Sometimes as women and moms we can feel a little guilty when putting our needs first before others in feeling like it's a self-absorbed act. I'm slowly recognizing how equally important it is to devote care to being good to myself as it… Continue reading Learning How To Be Good To Yourself
I made the decision in growing in gratitude to make my day great regardless of the circumstances at hand. I was giving the great opportunity and responsibility to not allow events, people, comments, or what may be lingering at home to have power over the blessing of having life each day. The truth is not… Continue reading The Decision To Make Your Day Great
My night senses have grown deeper in being in tune to awake when my twin daughter enters my room at night to run into my bed. It's usually after a bad dream that my sweet daughter Paris calls out "Mom" as her feet pitter -patter quickly through the dark to jump safely into the center… Continue reading A Safe Place
There are times where I must admit that I find humor in thanking God that he didn't waste the energy on centering things in my life by my timing. The older I mature with age my once eagerness in wishing things to happen immediately has grown into developing more patience in life. I wait in… Continue reading In Due Time : Wait On The Lord
Every homeowner knows that following the joy of closing on your new beautiful home awaits the biggest responsibility of home repairs and maintenance. I had three major repairs that hit spontaneously in one week of our home of nearly eight years, and I learned a major lesson in gratitude during my series of weekly repairs… Continue reading I Won’t Complain
The hurricane season hit the southeast region pretty hard. Hurricane Matthew did a lot of damage to the Georgia and South Carolina coastal regions. We had many people to enter our city to evacuate from the hurricane for an abrupt relocation from their homes for shelter that had to wait it out at local high schools temporarily.… Continue reading Twins Serving For Purpose
ome of us can't hide it. We are simply sensitive people. Guess what? Being sensitive isn't nothing to be ashamed of . Sensitive people are not professional whinny dolls who drop bucket loads of tears after the slightest offense! Those of us who are naturally sensitive are very in tune with the world around us within everyday responses and interactions. It's how we respond or should I say not respond to those everyday interactions that helps us better control the beauty of our sensitivity rather than letting our emotions take over our lives in controlling us.
Co-parenting is more common in our society with the growth of blended families. Some parents are able to unite in parenting efforts with no major problems. Many others including myself for a spell found co-parenting challenging at times. High conflict custody battles can be emotionally draining for both parents. Constant disagreements and tension in conflict… Continue reading 12 Ways to Co-Parent With Peace
There was a song from my childhood that my late cousin Jerry would sing with a wide smile at our little family church in the back woods of Georgia entitled " This Joy I Have." The lyrics of the song resonates in my heart as loud as Jerry would sing having our little church… Continue reading This Joy I Have: Learning How To Embrace Joy!
Biz Markie coined the famous 1989 hip hop classic "Just A Friend", about young love in connection of uncertainty of it's realness. True friendships are based on honesty, trust, openness,ownership, forgiveness, loyalty, and love. Have you had a few "friends" on your mind that through discernment of your intuition you feel a burning uncertainty that… Continue reading You Say She’s A Friend : Signs That You Are Not Really Friends
Most would agree that motherhood is a balancing act of many additional roles , and there are many responsibilities for moms to take on daily. We are here, there, and everywhere for our children for their various activities.We do our best to give 100 percent to our spouse or significant other . The job market… Continue reading Self-Care For Self- Preservation
Children are indeed a blessing from the Lord! Children bring light, joy, hope, and a faithful promise to our generation to come. We get so focused and overwhelmed by the hustle and bustle of life and our responsibilities that we treat their presence like a burden in the wake of our other more important task… Continue reading Children Are A Gift To Behold !
It's that time of the year when the season is changing, and the temperature outside is fluctuating. In the south it's cold in the morning, at midday it feel like summer, and at night you're debating whether to turn on the heater or not. Many of us have our little ones entering in… Continue reading Moms Don’t Have Sick Days!
Il Corinthians 5:7 For we walk by faith, not by sight. My daughter wrote a paper last week about how much she wanted to go to the beach. In her paper she said that if she could go anywhere in the world she would choose the beach shore because to her it's the next best… Continue reading You’re Going To The Beach!
Motherhood is a different journey for each mother. We all have different backgrounds, stories, and challenges that make up our motherhood journey. We connect though as women in sharing determination and walking this journey that holds no known promises by doing the best that we can. We connect by encouraging another mother that she's not… Continue reading Let The Journey Begin!