A year ago my son ripped his school t-shirt because he was devastated when he didn't make the basketball team. He's played since he was 5 and for years dreamed of playing basketball for his high school. How could this door get slammed in his face? It was a tough day for him and I … Continue reading A Closed Door
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…
Today I was reminded that I hadn't posted in a while. I remember thinking, "someone really keeps track of that"? 🤷🏾♀️ Then I questioned why I hadn't posted lately. Well, honestly, I hadn't even thought about it. I recalled at the beginning of the year I said that anytime I do not operate in my … Continue reading The Mother of Masterpieces
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
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?