Mommy thoughts: "If you're no good to self. Then you can be no good to them." Before diving into our break for this month, we'd like to take a moment to thank guest blogger Shakiela Hurt, who is returning for a 3rd time. She is a Detroit based mommy of 3 who also runs a… Continue reading Self Care: Make It A Thing
Mommy thoughts: "Taking our own advice can be one of the hardest things to do because we're the only ones that know every part of ourselves. Despite what you believe you're capable of, just try living out the things you advise others to do!" Before diving into our break for this month, we'd like to… Continue reading Breaking Generational Curses: Teenage Pregnancy
Mommy thoughts: "It's pathological to restrict the natural human characteristics of a child" (ex. play, having friends, crying, etc.) The Break: We all hate being in small spaces with strangers & a screaming baby is added to that equation, right? ... Wrong! Moments like this actually intrigue me because I love watching and analyzing how… Continue reading Shut That Baby Up?
Mommy thoughts: "As difficult as it may get, you actually have to keep going. Don't let all of your work up until this point, go to waste." The Break: This is the 1st time in a while that I've sat and wrote a blog out on paper before publishing. For a while now, I've been… Continue reading Just Stop.
How can you teach your child(ren) who they are, if you have no clue who you are? A question I struggled with answering since separation from my child's father. As shared before, being alone is something I never had to experience. From teen-adulthood I formed an identity around my relationship further losing sight of a… Continue reading 24
Kids or sponges?
On my first day back to class this semester I had a professor tell me, “something is different about you, you have a different glow than you had last semester.” Crazy to think how fast and slow my break from mommying went by. Also crazy to think how effective the break was for me. I… Continue reading Summer Break Is Over
There was no point before or during my pregnancy that I ever saw myself as a single woman with a 2 year old. Time after time I have looked at other women and not understood how one could conceive a child with someone they knew were not fit for longevity together. It was not until… Continue reading Mommies Are Human Too
Motherhood is hard. And if you’re conquering it, I have nothing but love, gratitude, & respect for you. We live in a world where Mother’s are not readily afforded the level of respect & uplifting, as it’s deserved. Mother’s are given one of the most difficult tasks of conceiving, carrying, birthing, raising, shaping, & preparing… Continue reading Happy Mother’s Day
Imagine having to deal with everyday stressors of parenting, on top of having a black son in this life we live in. There is something different in me as I began to write this entry. Something I don’t usually feel when I set out to publish. I usually try to go in with a clear… Continue reading Sleepless Nights