Children’s Books to Help Your Kids Talk About Difficult Family Problems.

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.

Leolia, Dorene, Ebony, Jazmin, and Nala. Why I’m participating in the Women’s March on Washington.

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.

For the Ladies. Your friends and family are not your therapist.

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.