Living a healthy lifestyle might seem like a challenge, especially when you’re a busy mom, but it doesn’t have to be! If you make small changes to your daily routine, it will make a big impact on your health and your family’s health in the long run. You don’t need to give up sweets, carbs, eating out, or any of your favorite foods in order to see results! In fact, I would argue … [Read more...] about National Nutrition Month- Healthy Lifestyle- SMALL Changes lead to BIG Results
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Fifteen years ago, a single book I picked up in the Boston Airport helped me leave an abusive job, seek help for a spiraling eating disorder and pursue my passion for writing. There is no doubt, when I look back at the last decade plus, (during which I got healthy, married, had my first child and became a published author), that a book saved my life. Throughout my life, I’ve … [Read more...] about The Book That Saved My Life (and the books that are helping mom’s through the pandemic)
This year the holidays are different with family celebrations smaller and less friend get-togethers, but that doesn't mean that gift gifting can't still be ah-mazing! We've included unique gift ideas for everyone on your list. This year more than ever, we need to show each other that we care. While gifts are fun, sending a text or card to let someone know you are thinking about … [Read more...] about 2020 Holiday Gift Guide
Whew. This is a hard one to write. I’m a Black mom, and it feels like last week was the culmination of what my ancestors and colleagues have been pursuing for over 200 years: the right to be heard. The right to be seen as equal. The right to social justice. White privilege in motherhood looks like being three times more likely to survive childbirth, not worrying your … [Read more...] about This month, I can feel the shift.
Dear husband, I love your black skin. I love your drive, your heart and your passion. But oh how I love the color of your skin. My love is not color blind. I love your color. I respect you. I stand beside you. I hold your black hand in mine and I’m committed to you. Long before I fell in love with you my blood boiled at any racist comments. “You can’t say that in front of … [Read more...] about Amidst Racism, A Beautiful Letter To A Husband From His Wife