Thank God For Small Steps: The Makings of a Social Butterfly

  My son just turned thirteen. He has been dreaming of being a teenager since he was about four. At four, he was diagnosed with a speech and learning disorder, which later turned into a diagnosis on the Autism spectrum. Unsure what that meant, his father and I trudged ahead. My son was one of … Continue reading Thank God For Small Steps: The Makings of a Social Butterfly

11 Years Of Silence- Why Did I Not Exist In My Marriage?

"No matter where you go, you are what you are player, And you can try to change but that's just the top layer Man, you was who you was before you got here....." ~Public Service Announcement, Jay-z   I did a project on human nature back in college. We had to ask a parent about … Continue reading 11 Years Of Silence- Why Did I Not Exist In My Marriage?

Christmas in Savannah

This year, I decided that the holidays would be spent very differently than what I am traditionally used to.  For the Thanksgiving holiday, I spent time relaxing poolside in Orlando with family.  I was not interested in slaving in the kitchen and then begging my kiddos to help clean up afterward.  So, it worked out … Continue reading Christmas in Savannah

Alcohol Used To Be a Friend of Mine

Growing up I always despised the smell of alcohol. I had an uncle who used to over indulge and always smelled like a brewery. Periodically my father would try to hang with my uncle, but after one beer he was down for the count. Witnessing and smelling this made me wonder why anyone would dare … Continue reading Alcohol Used To Be a Friend of Mine

Social Media Authenticity: The reason I didn’t have my husband remove the unflattering pic of me on his FB page

"If people are going to see me on social media, I want people to see my real life, the good, bad, and ugly of it all because human perfection is not beautiful, it's a lie." I gotta give it to Alicia Keys.  It takes character to decide to ditch make up in an industry as … Continue reading Social Media Authenticity: The reason I didn’t have my husband remove the unflattering pic of me on his FB page

Blog Rewind- Things My Mother Told Me About Dating

Mother/ Daughter relationships can be a touchy subject. If you had a solid relationship with your mother, appreciate that gem. But for those of you that did not, or never got the pleasure of growing up with your mother and having Girl Talk, here is a post that is just for you!!     Click … Continue reading Blog Rewind- Things My Mother Told Me About Dating

To My Daughter

I know that I'm not the only one that gets emotional over their kids, often for no reason at all! My children are truly a blessing to me and I am forever grateful that God saw fit to make me a mom. I literally wrote this on the spur of the moment while in the … Continue reading To My Daughter

African-American Woman, Mom, Wife, Military Nurse- Success With Wanda Parks

An entrepreneur, wealth and wellness coach, Wanda Parks is living her life to the fullest. As a Registered Nurse, Mrs. Parks is passionate about transforming people lives by teaching and coaching in spirituality; physical, mental, and social well-being, and financial wealth. Wanda is superwoman. She’s a wife, mom, grandmother, career coach, and a military nurse. … Continue reading African-American Woman, Mom, Wife, Military Nurse- Success With Wanda Parks

Michelle Obama- Mom, Wife, First Lady, Mentor

Listening to Mrs. Michelle Obama speak is inspirational, heart-warming, and just simply awesome. She has a distinct persona and voice. She wears her heart on her sleeve. As First Lady Michelle Obama prepares to make her exit from the White House, I’m proud to say she has inspired me to be the best version of … Continue reading Michelle Obama- Mom, Wife, First Lady, Mentor

Why Are So Many Children Being Molested?

"Then, one lady began to talk and she started off saying, “Ok, so we all know everyone has been molested as a child!” and she continued talking but I didn’t hear anything else after that. All of the ladies in the room nodded in agreement when she made that statement like it was normal." A … Continue reading Why Are So Many Children Being Molested?