Mom Life, Parenting, The Momming Journey

And another one makes her trip around the sun…

She's 6, you guys!!! 6!!!! I’m sure there were several of you out in Facebook land that wondered why in the world I hadn’t said anything in regards to Miss Layla’s birthday on Friday.  It’s simple… I’m just not into Facebook anymore.  But I haven’t forgotten my middle’s child’s special day!  Layla turned the big… Continue reading And another one makes her trip around the sun…

Mom Life, Parenting, Special Needs, The Momming Journey

The Speech Odyssey: Round 3

The rule of three suggests that "events or characters introduced in threes are more humorous, satisfying, or effective in execution."  I've always been fond of the number 3 because of its "round-ness"... things just always seem more complete when they come in threes.  It's why I wanted to have 3 children.  But just as "three… Continue reading The Speech Odyssey: Round 3

Identity, Parenting, The Cultural Journey, The Momming Journey

I Reckon It’s Time…

Up until now, I've been rather quiet about the recent incidents in our country involving race.  As a Black mother, I am aware that it is my duty, responsibility to teach and prepare my children to try and understand and prepare for the current attitudes in this country about race and prejudice.   I just didn't… Continue reading I Reckon It’s Time…

Identity, Parenting, The Momming Journey, The Personal Journey

Is there a light at the end of this tunnel?

It's been about 3 weeks since my last post and there is a very good reason for it.  In the last 3 weeks, I have been struck with just about every bit of bad luck a parent can experience.  Week 1:  I got sick.  Any mom knows that being sick and having young children just… Continue reading Is there a light at the end of this tunnel?

Parenting, The Momming Journey

Hold On, Let Me Grab My Oils…

Something has radically changed in the time since I discovered I was pregnant with my beautiful Maya.  As I got deeper and deeper into my pregnancy with her I found myself wanting to try more natural approaches to doing various things.  The first decision I made was to have a natural childbirth and knew I… Continue reading Hold On, Let Me Grab My Oils…