Preserving my Energy & Protecting My Mood

HIIII Bloggers and Friends!!! I know, I know, I have not blogged in MONTHSSS!!!!!! During those months off I have had my hands entirely full with mostly work and my daughter.  Sometimes I forget how much I do in just one day, until someone reminds me by saying “Wow, I don’t know how you do…

Just then…I realized I was a “Good Mom!”

If you are a dedicated parent, your number 1 priority in life is to be a good/great parent.  With all you may do, you may not always hear it or know it, especially if your child is too young and haven’t quite learned to express gratitude. Being a “good mom” is a bit nuanced.  We…

Instagram Famous!

Today’s blog post piggybacks off of the ‘Nowhowthatsound’ podcast! (Check it out @ https://soundcloud.com/howthat-sound/episode-two !!) I had the honor of joining my hubby and my brother on their second episode this past Sunday, and the main topic of discussion was…SOCIAL MEDIA! To be honest, when I found out this would be our topic, I was so…

The Thought!

Hello ALL! 🙂  This long overdue post speaks volumes to the numerous feelings I’ve been having these past few weeks.  The number 1 feeling that pops in my head is…EXHAUSTION!! I had a conversation with a co-worker this week about our current moods, and the best way I could describe mines was an on-going Choo…

Invisibility is a SUPERPOWER!

I do not force my blog post.  Even though I would love to make them very often, I write a post when the spirit moves me, and when a thought is at the forefront of my mind. I like to be as authentic as possible. Right now, I am thinking about the power of silence,…

I’m Looking At The “Wo”man in the mirror.

I am very excited to do this blog post on something that I’ve always thought about as a woman.  I want to first give you some context on where this blogpost is coming from…Quick story: My boyfriend threw me a surprise birthday party at our apartment this past Friday, and it was totally AMAZING! 🙂…

Create to DECORATE!

(Art by the beautiful Phoenix <3) If you get excited by cute little home accessories and chic decorations, then I am sure you were as excited as much as me, when I first moved into my new apartment this past summer.  One of the first things I thought about is…HOW WILL I DECORATE EACH ROOM?!!…

Paint the Walls with Black History!

  The above pictures (on top) are a few of the many pictures placed in the hallways of my school that I teach at.  I am excited to celebrate this month for myself, with my students, co-workers, friends, family and more importantly my daughter.  The month of February isn’t the only month we should spend…

Valentine’s Day is approaching…..

I know Valentine’s Day for most of you means flowers, chocolate and a romantic dinner with your loved one.  For me….IT’S MY BIRTHDAY!  The picture above is me spending Valentine’s Day week in St. Marteen and Anguilla with my best friend for my birthday week, 2 years ago! For the past 3 years, I’ve spent…