First of all, Thank y’all lovely ladies for being here! Before you continue reading, I want every mom to…

Alright Mommies, I have a confession….now judge me all you want, but I tend to keep things a little too…

Then again, if I look a little closer, maybe I look exactly like what depression looks like. In my mind, depression looks like sadness, lethargy, malaise. In my head, depression looks like you stop smiling, you stop looking happy, you stop getting things done. When I think about it, maybe I do look like depression; it’s just that the happy-happy-joy-joy mask that I wear for the world is really freaking good.  

It never fails, you always seem to find yourself pregnant at the same time as someone famous. So, you watch…

Once upon a time… I was a young naive 17-year-old college freshman from the hood of East Orange, walking the…

If I were to say that being a mom of 3 black boys is easy, I would be lying. I…

The day I became your mother, my world changed instantly. I wasn’t ready to be a mother, but I am…

We decided to adopt our son through the foster care system. I talk a whole lot about that here. For us, private adoption was never really on the table for considering. I really had a heart tug for welcoming a child into our family that was in the foster system. So we did the majority of our research in pursuit of that option and never looked back.

I was pregnant with my first child at twenty-three years old and two years into my first marriage. It was also nearing the time to start my masters degree program. With no experience of taking care of a baby, changing diapers, or being alone with a baby, I had to prepare myself. Filling up with knowledge from the most popular baby books What to expect when you’re expecting and What to expect the first year were my go to. Unknowingly, the day I became a mom changed me.

The stereotypical baby daddy. We all know one. If he isn’t yours, he’s your friends or your cousins. You may have seen him on tv on a court or reality show. You don’t know how you know one but YOU DO…..
But how would you feel, do you keep the same energy, if this was all about a MOM?

I have to actually tell myself don’t record this moment, just be present and enjoy it with my son! There’s this constant pull as an “influencer” to always get content, to stay relevant, to give people real access but I know it hurts my actual interactions with Deuce.