Exploring relationships and love after divorce had been very interesting. I have had the privilege of experiencing a beautiful connection with a man that seems to be all my soul has been longing for. This experience has taught me so much about myself and about the beauty of life and love. Although I have become … Continue reading I Found What My Soul Needed, He Just Came Too Late
A few months ago, my daughter convinced me to allow her to have a sleepover party for her 11th birthday. I was reluctant, but ultimately gave in knowing this was our last year in this school district and she was moving on to middle school and new changes soon. (Reminder:It's not about you, Mom). So, … Continue reading DIY Fun: Party Craft Idea
"Why is there is no celebration for the invisible ones who help the world go around? Since she doesn’t have a ring or child she fades into the crowded background of the miscellaneous." As a single, childless and 40-year-old woman it is rare that people say things like “Congrats on being single. I need to … Continue reading Woe is a NO! – 40, Single and Childless
"That's not what the holiday season is about for me. I would much rather my kids learn that they should be blessed to be a blessing to others." The winter holidays can be a trying time for some. Besides the fact that the days are shorter, the weather a little colder, from Thanksgiving through the … Continue reading The Reason For The Season
I've been to The Flying Biscuit a bunch of times. Hilda and I both happened to have a day off a few weeks ago and decided to grab something to eat and go thrift shopping- which is one of the things we love to do. Instead of going to the city, we decided to stick … Continue reading In The City- The Flying Biscuit
Today is the day that we are supposed to stop and be thankful. I challenge you to be thankful everyday. It's not the easiest thing to do when there is so much going on in the world and in life in general. Showing gratitude is what's important. What you give to the universe comes back … Continue reading So Thankful….
Recently, I was immersed in deep dialogue about race, class, and gender and the word microaggressions came up. I sat quietly waiting for examples because I secretly didn’t quite understand the exact meaning. It turns out; I’ve experienced a shit load of microaggressions in my life. Too many to count. Drifting in and out of the conversation, … Continue reading Working while African American WOMAN
"And the bottom line is that I need and deserve every ounce of pleasure on these getaways." The past few months have been a perfect balance of what I want my life to be be like- lots of work and play. I work hard for my kiddos so that they have what they need so … Continue reading Guilt Free Mommy Getaway: My Trip to the Bahamas
Sisters in Touch invited me out to volunteer at Chicago’s Marathon 2016, sponsored by Bank of America. The night before, I said a quick prayer asking for the best experience I can imagine. Well, I got that. My journey began meeting Michelle, the organizer for Sisters in Touch. Walking to Chicago’s CTA, Michelle and I … Continue reading The first time I volunteered at Chicago’s Marathon was sensational!
One of my favorite Midtown restaurants is Hob Nob. I have taken my kiddos, friends and family to this restaurant. It's one of those places you want to share with others. So far everyone I have taken has been pleased. What I love about the restaurant is the friendly atmosphere. The servers are always super … Continue reading In the City: Hob Nob Restaurant