The Personal Journey

Just a Black Girl Living in an Abercrombie World

The incredibly true story of how I got involved with one of the Whitest, most horrible companies on the planet Earth. And how I got out. 2008 was a tough year for a college graduate.  Our country was in an economic recession and finding a job was super challenging.  I had decided to study Psychology… Continue reading Just a Black Girl Living in an Abercrombie World

The Momming Journey

Don’t make me get my duffel bag!

Parenting Hack Number 1: There are no hacks.  This is your life now.  These kids don’t listen.  giphy.com, http://www.nbc.com/good-girls They say I’m a bit of a control freak.  I’m not really sure who they are.  And not sure how I feel about that name per say, but if I’m being honest with myself, which I… Continue reading Don’t make me get my duffel bag!

The Army Life Journey, Uncategorized

What to Expect When You’re Expecting… Orders.

Aww Jessica Day, it's okay. Army moving isn't sad... it's an adventure! Change is the only constant thing in life.  Well that and death and taxes.  But that is not why we are here today is it?  You came here because you are just so dang interested in military life.  Admit it.  This lifestyle intrigues… Continue reading What to Expect When You’re Expecting… Orders.

The Momming Journey

Who’s Gonna Advocate for You?

Spoiler alert... it's you!   I've spent the better part of the last ten years studying on how I can better understand my kids' needs so that I could be the best advocate for them that I could possibly be.  I have spent the majority of my career developing and mentoring young talent and advocating… Continue reading Who’s Gonna Advocate for You?

The Momming Journey, Uncategorized

The Modest Millennial

To most, this title doesn't make sense.  Generation Y, also known as millennials, are regarded as the "me" generation,  a generation made up of folks who are mostly concerned about taking care of themselves and pursuing their own interests.  This is my generation.  A generation that saw its people choose education and career over family. … Continue reading The Modest Millennial

The Momming Journey, Uncategorized

That time I took my children to a Black Lives Matter protest during a Pandemic

I took my children to march last Saturday. In spite of the crowds and the noise.  In spite of the humidity and the heat.  In spite of potential danger.  In spite of the fear that this current Pandemic has created in so many of us,  I took my children to march on Saturday. And I… Continue reading That time I took my children to a Black Lives Matter protest during a Pandemic

The Momming Journey, The Personal Journey

How I’m making remote working, work… with three homeschooling children and very little space

Upon starting my job, I received some things that I had never had for a job before.  A cell phone and a laptop were among the bigger items.  My employer expected me to be able to help my participants wherever they are because well, many of them don't have homes.  My job was the first… Continue reading How I’m making remote working, work… with three homeschooling children and very little space