And it is ALL that I have ever Known... One day my baby decided she needed a baby. So she wrapped her teddy bear up in a bandana and used her blanket as a makeshift carrier as she made her way through the house! She then sat down and began to tell me her life … Continue reading The Struggle is Real
Experience is the Best Teacher 👩🏾🏫 What if your resume included your Job experience rather than your job experience? In today’s economy, everyone is seeking the next best thing-whether it be a job, career, a car, a home, or even the next employee! But unlike our predecessors, many of the assignments that require promotion also … Continue reading Experience is the Best Teacher
BElieving-The Power of a Positive Mind I’ve struggled with my self-image over the years and although we don’t like to admit it, we have all had moments of self-doubt! Can you think of a time when you have struggled with your self-esteem? For me, the battle has always been my size! I was born a … Continue reading You Are What You Think!
As a young girl, we would often host family dinners and gatherings at our home 🏡 We were a family of 6, cramped up in a 3 bedroom apartment, and a part of an extended family they spans close to the hundreds! So needless to say, holidays were filled with “close” knit fun! As the … Continue reading 2 Fish and 5 Loaves- From Supply to Multiply
"Teach Me 2 Love Me" One day my oldest beauty came to me with excitement and said, " Mommy, guess what I found out today?- I discovered that I am very pretty!" That shocked me to my core! Here is my ten year old daughter coming into her own self-discovery (something I thought she had). … Continue reading “Teach Me 2 Love Me”
Recently I was being interviewed for a new position and I was asked to rate myself on a scale of 1-10 in certain areas. These areas included self-discipline, knowledge of instructional practices, classroom management, family engagement, building relationship, and one that tripped me up-anger management! lol In all of these areas I rated myself no … Continue reading Turn Down for…?
#THANKfulThursdays On this Thankful Thursday, let's focus on gratitude! Gratitude is defined as the quality of being thankful; readiness to show appreciation for and to return kindness. Gratitude demonstrates your thankfulness about the good and the positive in your life! Gratitude can change your attitude, and your attitude can determine your altitude! Oprah … Continue reading An Attitude of Gratitude
How many of us in the Black Community have heard the phrase, “What happens in this house stays in this house 🏡?” How many have heard the term, “Snitches get Stitches?” 🤕 How many of you know that these sayings have crippled our community, and caused much more harm than good? Just the other night, … Continue reading See Something, Say Something: Why Silence is no longer Golden.
Can you forgive when it doesn't make sense? Today I did something I'd never thought I could do. I learned to forgive! I forgave the person whose hurt me, and my children most in this world. The person who abandoned us, ridiculed us, and tried to separate us! The person who betrayed our trust, and … Continue reading Can you forgive when it doesn’t make sense?
Remember to live your life in the light. Not because it makes everything different, not because it changes the situation; but because it changes your outlook on your circumstances. Light drives away darkness, and it opens up the pathway to other side of the tunnel that seems to have you bound.