Someone Lied To You – Parenting Does NOT Get Easier

Six months ago my husband left town for the first time after I gave birth to our second child. My Mom went back home 4 hours away and it was just me. With both...

7 Creative Women-Owned Businesses In The Orlando Area

I’ve always been about girl power. I was born to the hardest working woman I know who was born to the hardest working woman who ever lived. My Father’s mother was also dynamic in...
Cloth diapers

Cloth Diapers – They’re Easier to Use Than You Think

I shall preface this by saying, I never thought I’d cloth diaper my kids. I’m all for saving the environment but I’ve totally been okay with green cars and recycling. Reusing diapers over and...
African American Books

20 Books That Feature Black Characters for Black History Month

"I have a confession," my gal pal told me. My nerves weren't ready for this. What was this gal about to admit to me? I held on to my invisible seat. "My kid doesn't have any...

16 Ways You Can Do More for You In 2016

Listen up, mamas...this year I need for you to do more for yourself. Yes, I know you're looking at this post like, "She doesn't know me. She doesn't know my life." You're right, I...

Pregnancy Sucks. Yeah, I Said It.

  Pregnancy. It is truly the best of times and the worst of times for some women. Pregnancy can be downright miserable - especially if you spent it like me and had a good 4...

Dear Mama – You’re A Superhero

Dear Mama, Hey girl hey. How are you? Tired? I know, me too. Our reasons are probably similar. You had an unruly toddler or a teenager that you had to trek to and from various...

5 tips on how NOT to be a helicopter mom

Okay, look - let me preface this by saying, I'm really in NO position to be giving anyone parenting advice. Not only have I been a mother for less than 3 years, but I'm...

Dear Kids, I Met Your Father Off the Internet

  Dear Kids, Mama thinks it's time that I tell you how I met Daddy. Brace yourselves because our story isn't the traditional "boy meets girl, they fall in love, have a huge wedding and then...

You Can Be a Mom. And A Friend, Too!

As a self-proclaimed introvert, I am still very much dependent on my gal pals. They keep me sane. I mean, what would I do if I didn't have my girls a text or phone...

Could it be that we’re destined to be a family of 3?

Writing about this is some kind of therapy for me, because I don't feel like I can talk about this to many people...if anyone. I've got friends with kids and I've got friends who...

Confession: I Fear Having A Black Son

I don’t think I want a son. Coming to this realization is heartbreaking so please don’t think that I can make this statement without feeling some kind of sadness. My first and only daughter...

10 Beauty Items You Should Add to Your Holiday Wish List

  Tis the season, mama friends! Your beauty lovin’ gal pal couldn’t let the year end without showcasing some of my favorite beauty products, beauty products that I think you may want to put on...

Spirit Halloween Review + Giveaway!

Halloween is almost here, mamas! Considering I was a bum mum and didn't do a darn thing last year, I am crazy excited about dressing my toddler up this year. Now that she can...

Orlando’s Boutique For A Week Is Coming!

Mamas. Oooooh mamas. You are going to thank me for giving you heads up about this. You may even be so inclined to hug me, bring me lunch and babysit for me so my husband...

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