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Even Princesses Struggle with Motherhood

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“No, I’m not okay!” It was a random night of laying in bed and killing my hands with scrolling through Facebook then on to Instagram then back to Facebook and I got stuck watching video...

How Do I Sunday Prep for the Week? :: Happy You Asked!

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Ready or not, Monday morning is here, and you are late, late. It’s 7:30 am and you were supposed to be out the door by 7:15 am. Does this scenario sound familiar? So many...

That One Time I Attended Essence Festival Alone

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The kids were gone and so was my wife. My girls weren't with me. My sisters weren't there either. I said to myself - "It’s Essence Festival, get up and go you, don’t need...

Celebrating Mardi Gras With a Child With Autism

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So what if your child has an exceptionality, they deserve to be part of the enormous fun and culture of that once a year experience of Mardi Gras. Navigating a parade can be stressful...

My Son’s School Made Me Cry {Exposing Him In Order to Help Him}

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All I wanted to do was see my son and for him to see his mom in the audience. Unfortunately, we saw each other cry instead. You see, it’s been over a year since we...
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How To Survive The Holiday Season With Your Spouse

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Holidays are supposed to bring happiness, joy, and peace, right? If anything can test a relationship with your spouse, it’s decorating the Christmas tree. Growing up, my dad didn’t have much input with holiday...

Giving Back :: How Helping the Homeless Has Become Part of My Kids’ After...

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Because I care. Because I am compassionate. Because I love people. Because naturally, I am a giver. And I love serving the homeless humans. It is my goal to transition my two tiny humans into...

A Lesson Through My Sister’s Scars of Hope

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Nope … we are not talking about it. "The pain of the subject cuts too deep and you are not old enough to understand that your sister has CANCER” said our mother.  "Death, the end...

I Need Help, But I’m Afraid to Ask

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I grew up surrounded by cousins, aunts, uncles, and a community of others who kept an eye on me. My kids are not that fortunate and the #momguilt is thick. Growing up around the...

Meet the Invisible Lesbian :: Please Stop Telling Me I Don’t Look Gay

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Hello!! I’m Nette, the INVISIBLE LESBIAN. It’s been over 10 years since I made the brave move of COMING OUT. Out of the closet that is. Over ten years to announce to the world I...

The Moment You Decide You Need a Mommy Car

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Disclosure :: This post is sponsored by Bryan Subaru.  The Moment You Decide You Need a Mommy Car It’s POSITIVE, you’re expecting. Your adoption agency called, you’ve been placed. The slamming of the gavel just confirmed...

Facing and Unlocking Emotional Attachment

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"But I wore that to my daughter’s kindergarten graduation. No way can I get rid of it. She’s graduating high school now." This, my friend, is called an emotional attachment. The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up In...

Becoming a Foster Parent is Simple … You Should Try It

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Children who suffer from trauma. Children who are neglected. Children who are abused. Children who need love, Children who need stability. Children who need attachment. Sadly, the overwhelming number of children in foster care...

The Last Day of School My Kids Will Always Remember

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Ten outfit changes in and you’re done. Field day is over, awards day is over, sports banquet is over, and finally graduation is over. It’s official, school's out and summer is in. As a...

 

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