Being A Caregiver

Being a caregiver is not something that I often discuss; being a caregiver is the hardest thing I’ve ever had to do. I also don’t discuss it because I don’t normally like to verbalize what is going on with my mother, but I decided to write about it because I felt like it might encourage…

How To Make: My Partner Listen

Serves: 2 Prep time: A while! Please be patient. Total time: Forever… once you get started you will have to continue. Ingredients Attentiveness | 2 drizzles Kindness | 3 cups An Open Mind | 1 whole unbiased mind Humility | 1 whole soul Patience | A dash of calm Compromise | 1 pinch (to taste)…

Out Of Wedlock

Let me start by saying I am open minded. If you are not this may not be for you. In my life I have been exposed to different religions.  Some were because of my mother who is a devoted Christian and others because I took an interest in religion as a teenager and wanted to…

Living In Uncertainty

Let’s be honest.  Most of us enjoy knowing where are headed tomorrow, where our next check is coming from, whether or not we can see family or plan trips.  Unfortunately, that it not a luxury that most of us have right now. Living in uncertainty is hard.  I would say that most of the fights,…

Why I Won’t Be Wearing Weaves For A While

Let me start by saying that I have been a long time fan of hair weaves!  I have had every color weave you can think of.  Hair weaves give us the versatility to do so many different looks. Hair weaves can be so much fun. In high school I wore so many weaves people would…

The Stork Missed A Stop

Mother’s Day is approaching, and like any other holiday it can be tough. I know there are many people who will be dreading Sunday. I’m sending prayers to the people who have lost mothers, lost children, wanted to become mothers, have bad relationships with their mother’s, and all of the rest of it. It’s easy…

For Better Or Worse

There have been reports that domestic violence and divorce rates have doubled during this COVID-19 Quarantine. Why can’t people get along? Shouldn’t spending time with your significant other be fun? Are we in such a daily routine that we don’t talk to our partners and don’t communicate with them? Is it just the frustration of…

Dating and Distancing

We are all tired of hearing about the sad things going on in the world right now. We know we need to be informed, but we also need breaks from it for the sake of our mental health. For those of us who are trying to keep our lives as close to normal as possible,…