“Why do you have to have so much control?”
“You know you don’t have to be THE man, right?”
I was asked these paraphrased questions in mid-discussion with someone particularly significant to me. Not that I recall ever being asked anything similar in the past, I still had a response available:
Summer'17 kicked off in high gear with my son's summer camp, me working long days (full-time corporate job + blogging) and tons of birthday parties and events!
Whew! That's a lot, right?
Jayden (my wittle man) turned the 'BIG 10' in June and he's feeling (and eating) like a BIG man. I
It's no secret that my son loves NBA Champions team, the Golden State Warriors.
His favorite player whom he knows all his stats is the unstoppable point guard, Stephen Curry.
Weeks before his upcoming 10th birthday, my son asked if he could have a Golden State Warriors party with all the bells and whistles.
Being a full-time mother is hard work. No easy task. But, hey, we gotta do it, right?
Most of us work full time at our day jobs and work full time when we get home, too!
As soon as I leave work, here's what the rest of my day looks like:
t was just another typical evening for me when I stumbled across the video shared from Shaun King’s page showing the murder of yet another unarmed black man. I will be honest with you, I did not watch the video in its entirety because I simply cannot view one more
uring my childhood, I was not without plenty of guardianship.
I had a wonderful mother and father, exceptional grandmothers and a very willing stepmother. I was loved, included, cared for, encouraged and supported.
I was blessed to have an ongoing support system and there were no feelings of exclusion, even though my
We Want the Best for Our Kids - Let's Shower Them With Some "Kidspiration!"
My daughter started high school this year. New school. New peers. New rules. New curriculum. The school doesn’t have a PTA and peeking in classroom windows is discouraged. I went nuts (internally of course) at the idea