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Life Interrupted: Inside the Life of a Coach’s Family

Hi loves! An interruption is defined as: to cause or make a break in the continuity or uniformity of (a course, process, condition, etc.) To break off or cause to... Read More

Fifty five, fit and fab!

Where it all started… I grew up in Kingston, Jamaica. I was a track and field athlete in high school who hated to train but was good enough to roll... Read More

I prayed the Ciara prayer and didn’t even know it…

Today is my and my husband's four year anniversary and I just want to take a moment to gush over the amazing man he has become. Over the course of... Read More

HOW TO TELL IF YOU’RE UNMOTIVATED OR JUST TIRED

1. Are you overwhelmed because you currently have too much on your plate and are not sure where to start to get it all done?... Read More

When They See Us… From A Mom’s Perspective

This weekend I sat down with my entire family to watch NetFlix’s “When They See Us”, created by Ms. Ava DuVernay; about the “Central Park 5” bka the “Exonerated 5”.... Read More

Summer: Survival, Sanity and Sun!

And just like that…we’re walking out of Spring and into Summer! We’re trading in long sleeves for sunnies and tees but more importantly…school’s out for Summer folks!!! Yay and YIKES... Read More

MommiNation #FITCHALLENGE

Getting in shape after baby can be really tough especially when you attempt to do it alone! Join the #MommiNationFitChallenge and get back on track with over 30 mommies!!!... Read More

Ministry Leader or Mama Bear: The Conflict! (Part 2)

  When my son was born, it was a pretty traumatic experience for me. I won’t go into detail here, but if you haven’t read my blog about the day... Read More

My Teenage Niece has a Girlfriend! Why Didn’t She Tell Me?

Clearly, I did something wrong! It was apparent that I sent a message that I did not have unconditional love for her. Maybe she thought I was going to be... Read More

When the D Isn’t Pleasing…Pt II

Now ladies, I’m sure we’ve all experienced disappointment and regret a time or two over the course of our lives causing us to crawl out of bed thinking, WTF…that was... Read More

10 Great Books to Read to Help Prevent the Summer Slide

Hallelujah for the summer! If you’re anything like me, you’ve been counting down to the lazy days of summer. Long gone are the days of waking up early and following... Read More

Emulating the Athlete

The ponderer, wonderer, and dreamer in Iyabo started to think deeply… What drives these really fit men and women athletes to keep going, never give up, and score victory after victory?What... Read More

How to Get Your Child An Athletic College Scholarship

Okay friends, if your family is anything like ours, a lot of time goes into plotting and planning your children's future. This is especially true when you begin to think... Read More

The STD You May Have

That’ll get your attention! Now that you’re here, let’s talk about a sexually transmitted disease (STD) that most will encounter in their lifetime. This includes women AND men. ... Read More

My husband & I date other people!

You hear it time and time again, put your spouse first. Leave to cleave, yada yada yada and we do put each other first. However, we also understand the importance... Read More

3 Kids Later: My Nappily Ever After

3 Kids Later:  My Nappily Ever After Anyone else remember watching the cult classic, early 2000’s reality tv gem, John and Kate Plus Eight?  Remember her “soccer mom” super short,... Read More

Summer Break is Upon Us

Another Year Gone I can’t believe this school year is complete! My daughter has just completed another grade, 1st grade and we’re on to 2nd…that quickly! I remember when she... Read More

Quick and Easy Breakfast Egg Muffin

Since the birth of my second baby girl I find that we eat out and do takeouts more often than when we were a family of three. Gone are the... Read More

Mind Yo Business Sis: A Biblical Perspective

Mind yo business?!?That can’t be in the Bible!I know for sure the Lord doesn’t want me to mind my business! Does He?But there it was. Plain as day:1 Thessalonians 4:1,... Read More

Why I Put My Kids In Harm’s Way

How could you let this happen? And then I thought about it a bit, and I realized—if I’m being honest—that I too have put my children into harm’s way on more... Read More