The Surprise Ali’s father and I decided to surprise him with tickets to WWE last night in Augusta, GA. We hinted at the prospect of a surprise on Friday. Why did we do that? He asked constantly of when would he receive his surprise. The buildup was brutal. LOL! He was so eager to find… Read More A WWE Surprise
Losing A Child It’s a club absolutely no parent wishes to join. The club is exclusive and sometimes lonely. I never imagined I’d end up in this club. Through many tears and screams, I’ve accepted that this too is a part of God’s Master Plan. Now please believe I did not come to terms with… Read More Losing A Child …
In my small rural town, big things are happening. It didn’t happen by chance but because of a young man’s vision to give back to his small town. Steven Brown, an engineer, decided he didn’t want to be the exception he wants this to be the norm. Most people think nothing major comes out… Read More Inspiring Rural Kids
Today my son would have been 11 years old. I often wonder what my little angel would be like had he been born healthy. Would he look more like me or his daddy? Every year this time I try my best to celebrate his life and not focus on his death. Trey was only here… Read More Happy Birthday Angel!
I decided to become natural or wear my natural hair in November 2013. I thought I was doing something great. I’m quitting chemicals that I don’t know will harm me later in life. No one told me or warned me of what was to come. When I did the big chop, I went home with… Read More To Be or Not to Be Natural
African Americans run into major roadblocks when tracing their family tree. Because slavery broke families apart and they were also not allowed to learn to read or write much of the family history is oral. As older family members pass on, those oral histories are also lost. A family member of mine traced our family… Read More Lost Family
This page may contain affiliate links. All the births of my kids were a life altering experiences. At age 18, I was not prepared for what motherhood would mean. I had a truly supportive team – my mother and my sister. They supported me through my transition into motherhood helping with midnight feedings and… Read More The Births: A Motherhood Awakening
With Mother’s Day approaching I would like to pause and reflect on my relationship with my mother. She was gone way to soon. I lost my mother seven years ago – July 30, 2009. Just seven days after Ali turned 2. My mother was a vibrant person, full of life and energy. She told… Read More Mother’s Day