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Cupcakes and Rainbows Are For Girls!

My son came home, and asked me, "Mom am I gay?"  I was shocked, almost breathless, before I answered, I had to ask him a question, did he even know... Read More

10 Fun Things to do this Summer

School’s out for the summer!! If you’re following this blog (thank you by the way) you know that we’re a big family. Party of 8 coming through! Having such a... Read More

Beach Please! Keeping the Bikini Body on Vacation

Summer is heating up and most of us are in vacay mode.  For the past few months, you planned the vacay, worked out diligently to get the abs flat and... Read More

Olympic Champ Sanya Richards-Ross Is Redefining Motherhood In A Holistic Way

Easing into mommyhood, Sanya Richards-Ross looked into the digital space and noticed a void and a two-fold opportunity: to build a platform that celebrates the entirety of motherhood and womanhood... Read More

Dad, You Make One Helluva Grandpa!

I already knew my father was an incredible dad but seeing him as a grandfather has given me even more respect, adoration and love (which I didn’t think was possible).... Read More

“You Left Me!” A Letter To My Father

Dear Daddy, I remember it like it was yesterday. A lot of the details I do not recall, but what I do remember, I remember vividly. I had to be... Read More

The Color Purple: A Father’s Day Tribute!

To My Daddy and his Purple Heart! Hmmmm…..Where do I begin?  Thirty-nine years ago when I was born and I met the most amazing father that any girl could ever... Read More

My Three Dads

It’s unconventional, to say the least, but my three dads all get along fabulously and it makes family events MUCH easier. I’ve seen so many women try to slight the... Read More

Good Fathers vs The System

If you are a parent then you know there are no words that can describe the love you have for your child. Parents will go through hell and back for... Read More
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Daddy Issues

When you hear the term “Daddy Issues” do you automatically think of the cliche poor misguided girl who’s fumbling through life seeking validation from men? I for one, will admit... Read More

What’s Going On in Sudan and How We Can Help!

The recent news of everything happening in Sudan is absolutely heartbreaking!I'm sure we've all scrolled Instagram and seen posts, or we've gotten alerts from CNN and similar news apps but... Read More

Dear Stepdad, Thank you!

But, if your family is anything like mine, there was no bond at first sight and the “blending” part of a blended family was more like oil and water. At... Read More

Love Personified

I remember one thing that I’ll never forget that I asked him one day when he was walking down the stairs. I said to him “Is it ok if I... Read More

I Think I Love You More Now….

I think I love you more now… I can remember you saying in the hospital as I was in labor, “Can you please hurry up and have my son.” I... Read More

I’m Taking a Sick Day Dammit!

“Families are a blessing and blah blah—", look I don’t need to hear all that. I know how great my family is, but it's hard being "on" all the time.... Read More

Not a Sperm Donor, A Heart Donor

Donor (noun) A donor is defined as someone who gives or donates something. Synonyms for a donor include but are not limited to; giver, contributor, benefactor, supporter, backer, etc. As... Read More

Tribute to the Black Father

In honor of Father’s Day this month, I can’t help but think about the men in my family and how they help raise my son. Their dedication, love and guidance... Read More

Last Minute Father’s Day Gift Guide

Father’s Day! Fathers Day is just around the corner and the big question is on all of our minds…what do I get the men I love?  Every Father’s Day I... Read More

Perspective

I've been consistently thinking on perspectives and outlooks on life, and coincidentally my recent devotionals have had a particular focus on it. It confirmed for me how crucial shaping your... Read More

She doesn’t remember my name…

The pain of it is still real today like it just happened. I knew it was coming, I had seen the signs but when my grandmother could no longer remember... Read More