Many times I get asked by mothers how to have difficult conversations about family problems with their young children. Children’s books are a great way to help children normalize family issues and learn healthy ways to express their feelings to you! Here are some of my favorites! Have a military parent or parent that works… Continue reading Children’s Books to Help Your Kids Talk About Difficult Family Problems.
I’ve always wanted to wear a #headwrap and when I saw this one days before the march by @simplycecily and I felt it’s time to wear one. I was truly conflicted about wearing a #pussyhat . I felt that the head wrap and the pink cat eared pussyhat symbolized the same sex or gender,… Continue reading My headwrap and the women’s march on Washington, DC
This post is dedicated to these 2 women, in the pictures above my mother Dorene and grandmother Leolia. This post is also dedicated to my sister Ebony, a single mother to my two beautiful nieces Jazmin Olivia 7ys and Nala Imani 1yr. This blog is in the spirit of @womensmarch These pictures at my… Continue reading Leolia, Dorene, Ebony, Jazmin, and Nala. Why I’m participating in the Women’s March on Washington.
I saw this picture and it got me thinking. It’s unrealistic to ask your friends and family to have subjective opinions about your issues. It’s a natural response. It’s normal, if not probably expected for friends and family to have emotional responses to issues that bother you. Why? Because they love and care about… Continue reading For the Ladies. Your friends and family are not your therapist.
This last scene of the matchmaker refunding Mary Jane’s money because Mary Jane has #selfwork to do is an example of the common issue I see every day with many women. THIS is why I do what I do. It’s why I STRESS self care to #women daily. You can look #fabulous, have a… Continue reading #BeingMaryJane and mental health neglect. #Blackmentalhealthmatters
Hooray it’s Today!!! Do great things today. Look for signs of positivity all around you. I saw these in @charmingcharlie the other day. #charmingcharlie #positivity #happytuesday #accessories #youmadeit #today #happyperson #cognitiverestructuring #womensmentalhealth #selfcare #inspiration #womenswellness
This weekend I met some amazing young, Black female business owners at a networking event called #theofficepartydc The purpose of the event was to connect millennial minority female entrepreneurs and bloggers with each other. The energy was electric, the vibe smooth and positive. I set a #2017goal for myself to more aggressively launch my… Continue reading Change begins with you.