Dear Little Black Girl…

I remember a wounded girl who didn't know her worth. One who was filled with anger because she was victimized and society said her circumstances would lead to destruction. I wipe her tears daily then straighten her up and fight for her and others like her. I fight for my daughter because even though her … Continue reading Dear Little Black Girl…

Kids, Family & Expectations

Today, I had a conversation about adult expectations when interacting with children. The person shared that sometimes family doesn't share the same beliefs (which is true) and may even talk negatively about us for putting our foot down when it comes to our kids. My belief is for the sake of our children and their … Continue reading Kids, Family & Expectations

Parenting: Where’s The Manual?

There's no manual when it comes to parenting. I believe most of us do the best we know to do based off life experiences coupled with what we've learned. However, I must admit that somewhere along the way things have went wrong. Unfortunately, I way to often, hear parents taking up for their kids when … Continue reading Parenting: Where’s The Manual?

Life Lessons….

Yesterday was my sister's birthday. The last time I was able to sing Happy Birthday to her was 1999. Losing her was the most difficult experience of my life. In an instant, our lives were changed forever. I went through some dark moments. Though I was hurt from the depth of my soul, God still … Continue reading Life Lessons….

God’s Plans

Coming off of a turbulent weekend, I found myself in deep thought multiple times today. I had to pull myself from this deep sadness and I didn't know why. I wondered if Saturday's event had stirred up old emotions but it hadn't. After I wrote my blog yesterday, I was okay because I shared my … Continue reading God’s Plans