*taps mic* Is this thing on?. . .Ok so more like "Aye Sasha you good? Where have you been?" The long and the short is I needed to take a breather. I needed to take a breath and decompress from grad school. I also needed to just enjoy having free time and being able to … Continue reading Not Your Mother’s Motherhood
*frantically waves hi* So it's been a while. I know I know. Graduation was upon me and grad school that was kicking my butt for a cool minute. I had to take a break to keep my sanity. However lets break out the good wine, cuz your girl has officially finished her grad school. You … Continue reading Back Like I Never Left. . . Quick Update
Mommy-ing is hard. I mean there's laundry, cleaning, snotty noses, play dates; the list goes on and on. And if you're looking for an extra good time like me, you throw in grad school to top it off. We feel extra great about ourselves when we kick our to-do list's butt, day after day. Nothing … Continue reading Party of One! Self-Care Tips for the Overworked Supermom.
*cues Remember the Time and pretends to do the choreo* Remember the time I told you I was blessed with the ultra diva with all the sass. Well let me tell you about Ms Sophina. She is loud, sassy, bossy, talkative, inquisitive and so much more. Soph has been the queen of the side eye … Continue reading A Survival Guide to Raising an Ultra Diva
Dancing is probably one of my favorite things to do. (Outside of drinking wine). When I'm happy, I dance. When I'm bored, I dance. When I'm feeling tired, I dance. Bottom line I love to dance. I dance around so much that I have turned Sophina into a dancing machine. Random dance breaks are part … Continue reading The Motherhood Two Step
*alarm goes off* Instantly I'm annoyed, my bed is warm and I just don't want to get up. After wrestling with the idea of me quitting my job and worrying about money later, I begin my morning routine. Let's pause here: mornings are hard in this house. Like EXTREMELY hard. I'm not a morning person, … Continue reading Is it TOO Early for Wine. . . Asking for a friend?
In honor of Woman's History Month, I thought I would talk about saying "No" and how that is Self-Care. Before we get started I have a confession: I love telling people "No." I love it a lot, and I'm not ashamed. I'm writing this piece because I feel like it is necessary to remind everyone … Continue reading For Colored Moms, When the word NO! isn’t enough.