The Convergence Every two years the Ashley-Brown family reunion meet at a chosen location to celebrate family. This year we met in Richmond, VA. The drive to Richmond was uneventful. It had been awhile since I’ve rode up I-95. And yet nothing seems to have changed about it. There is always some kind of work… Read More Family Reunion and Road Trip to Richmond, VA
Many people today don’t realize how their credit report affects their credit scores. Creditors use credit scores to extend credit to you. It also impacts how much you pay for car insurance or even if you get hired for a job. As a consumer, you are allowed one free credit report from the three credit… Read More Do You Know How Your Credit Report Affect Your Credit Scores
Sleep apnea is a sleep disorder where the person stops breathing several times during sleep. There are two kinds of sleep apnea: Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and central sleep apnea. Obstructive Sleep Apnea – The more common of the two forms of apnea, it is caused by a blockage of the airway, usually when the… Read More Sleep Apnea: What Is It? And Do I have It?
This August my family of four will hit the open road to travel from our home to Richmond, VA for our family reunion. This will be the second-long distance trip for my four-year-old. We traveled to Missouri to visit my older son two years ago. When traveling with your kids, you should prepare a handy… Read More Road Trip Traveling with Kids – the Ultimate Guide
While at work today, a lady and I discussed the fact that we so wish that a magic pill existed. You know the pill you take and the pounds just melt off. Who doesn’t wish that pill existed? Unfortunately, that pill may never be discovered or it will have it’s own set of… Read More Becoming Motivated One Step at a Time with My Personal Fitness Tracker
Friends Together At Last I met two of my very best friends on the same day in December 2001. We were all doing a stint of employment with the Department of Social Services (DSS). Who knew that a bond would be formed that would develop into a lifetime friendship. We grew up worlds apart from… Read More Friends for a Lifetime
The possibilities for a Saturday is endless! Sleeping in sounds so desirable when you must get up so early on week days for work. But with two rambunctious boys who wake at the crack of dawn wanting breakfast sleeping in gets scratched off the list pretty quick. Today I decided to explore with my kids… Read More Saturday Shenanigans!
Since posting Losing a Child on May 28, I’ve reflected how my life has changed over past eleven years since my son’s passing. I’ve met some people who have shared their survival stories with me. I wanted to post two more passages from my journal hoping this will continue to encourage you along your journey. … Read More The Breakthrough
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 …