Today is the last day of middle school football try-outs. My son tried out last year as a sixth grader and I still remember the night that they posted the team on the school's website. They said it would be up at 9 pm. All the kids were anxiously sitting around the computer. I had even let the little ones stay up to share this moment. I was so … [Read more...] about Am I Raising Confident Children?
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“Sometimes you have to let everything go – purge yourself. If you are unhappy with anything – whatever is bringing you down – get rid of it. Because you will find that when you are free, your true creativity, your true self comes out.” ~ Tina Turner I love Tina Turner and everything she stands for – confidence, tenacity, resilience, woman … [Read more...] about Becoming A Confident Woman of Action
I’ve never had trouble making friends. In high school, I was that kid who bopped from group to group, never settling with any one posse, happily getting along with people from all different social circles. And then I got older. And then I became a mom. Our friends and colleagues were split… They were either single and childless, or had kids that were older. Having a … [Read more...] about Making Mom Friends During Covid-19
As protests continue around the world following the death of George Floyd, I knew I wanted to do more than just share images on social media, but I struggled to find my place and voice in the movement. As a strong black activist and mom, I felt heavy, again. My community was hurting from the loss of another black king. Unfortunately, racial injustice and police brutality of … [Read more...] about How Moms Can Support The Protests From Home
The COVID-19 pandemic has brought the whole world at home. As a result, platforms such as YouTube, TikTok, or Instagram have been used extensively, while users have been showcasing their families or new looks. As a mom, you have probably created a new routine and forgot for the moment of dreamy mother-daughter trips and focused on domestic activities while trying to maintain a … [Read more...] about Mothers, Beware: New Social Media Scam Targets Instant Gratification