Five lessons society is teaching me as a mother….

In the year 2016, we are experiencing things we thought we would only experience in our history classes. People are threatening lynchings, KKK rallies are being held, black churches are being bombed, cops are being killed maliciously, people are marching for equality, and police brutality is rearing its ugly head. My grandparents grew up during… More Five lessons society is teaching me as a mother….

To be naked or not to be naked…that is the question!

So earlier in the year I started keeping track of Jay’s progress with the potty training. I tried a few different methods to include training pants, letting him run around completely naked, and even the ongoing laundry cycle of underwear training. Now the fact that my son is rarely home was even more tricky because… More To be naked or not to be naked…that is the question!

I will be ok….

As much as I am grateful that Jay is too young to know the tragedy that has struck our family, I still feel as if in my own way I should prepare myself to talk to him. I know for me, even though I was too young to realize I had lost my great-grandfather, my… More I will be ok….

The Potty Chronicles

Needless to say this has been an interesting experience thus far. We took a small break from the potty as I found that at the initial introduction Jayden had every interest but sitting on the potty. He would cry so much that after he actually peed in the potty he was unbothered by the excitement… More The Potty Chronicles