Dear Jamiel, I am not afraid of you! So you just got out the car and I just gave you “the talk”, a talk I knew from the time I found out I was pregnant with you, I would one day have to give. The talk about you being a young black male in America. As we talk I am filled with so much emotion, but you, you are calm, you are reassuring me, your mom, that you will be okay. Although I know you are trying to make me feel better I know after your next words, you don’t … Continue reading Dear Jamiel
So the other day I inconveniently forgot an item I needed for dinner at the grocery. I got all the way home and realized it, there was no way I was going back to that grocery store. So I opted to get the item, at a higher price, at the “convenient store.” As I walked into the store a little boy about 7-8 years old walked in behind me. He looked eager to get inside and purchase his item, he had his money in hand. Me, being a mom, looked to see if he had walked there alone and saw … Continue reading The Convenient Toy
Here are a few of my favorite guest and podcast episodes from the last year. I appreciate all my guest giving me the opportunity to share their story. Tune in! Click the links! No Longer Powerless Featuring Sharone Thomas Policing Our Communities Featuring Jamaal Ansari #BOSSMOM Featuring Sherita Carthon Dating After Divorce Featuring Clotea Mack Donnie Lynee Artist Spotlight Continue reading Tune in!!
As my son sits on the couch I’m not sure what to say. There are so many things I need to tell him. I need him to understand that this talk we are about to have is one that will … Continue reading “The Talk”
CAN YOU BELIEVE IT?! My baby turns 2 today and I am in shock. Who would’ve thought 2 years ago when I sat down to write my first post, create a site, develop what Just One Hot Mom was going to be that, that seed would produce such AWESOME fruit. She yeah, she, has produced a YouTube channel and podcast on http://www.elevationsradio.com. She has allowed me to be transparent, to express my wins and losses. I fell head over heels in love with writing all over again because of this blog. I’m beyond blessed to be the person that gave … Continue reading It’s My BLOGIVESARY!!!