Being Intentional About Creating Family Memories

Being Intentional About Creating Family Memories

They say scent has a stronger connection to memory than any of our senses. I’m pretty sure they are right, because every time I smell Ivory Soap, I immediately think of my mother. It’s incredible how something as simple as a bar of soap can rekindle childhood memories. Ivory Soap was definitely woven into the fabric of my upbringing, so I… Continue Reading

7 Ways to Spring Forward and Find Motivation This Month

7 Ways to Spring Forward and Find Motivation This Month

Ready for some motivation? Use these quick tips to make the most of this spring season. This post contains affiliate links. I earn a little when you use them to sign up or shop. “Spring is nature’s way of saying, ‘Let’s party.’”―Robin Williams Nothing says “refresh” quite like the start of spring. Everything from the… Continue Reading

7 Ways to Make Motherhood Easier

7 Ways to Make Motherhood Easier

I’ve been a mother for sixteen years now and I’m surprised at how quickly my kids have grown. I’m also surprised at how much I’ve learned as I teach them. I’m glad I’ve had this space to share those lessons and to learn from you. It’s been about eight years since I started sharing useful tidbits to make mama’s life easier here… Continue Reading

What Mama Learned Last Week: On Being Called the Nword For the First Time

What Mama Learned Last Week: On Being Called the Nword For the First Time

Motherhood is full of lessons and sometimes, I’m open to learning them. Here’s what I picked up last week in this week’s edition of  What Mama Learned. I don’t have a clever heading this week. I considered a few… “I’m Black.” “The 60s Weren’t That Long Ago.” “I Live in the Deep South.” “Racism is Real.”… Continue Reading

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