Have you ever stopped to think about why you do things a certain way? For me it’s the way I wake up and immediately go into Drill Sergeant mode, make the beds, brush your teeth, comb your hair, get dressed, 10 minutes, let’s go. Although my own morning wake-up routine is different from the one for the kids, it’s ruled by let’s get these things done. I attribute that to the way my own parents woke me up in the morning. We had to be where we were going on time and not one detail could be missed or it … Continue reading Why Do We Parent The Way We Do?￼
You all know me! We’ve been rockin since 2015! What a fantastic journey this has been. I’ve grown, you’ve grown, we are growing together. You were here to launch the first blog post, me figuring our social media, the podcast, and now you are here for the next part of this journey, The Hot Mama Spot. The elevation that has taken place has been incredible, too. Of course, it’s about that time that I re-introduce myself. My name is Nanekia Ansari, and I am Just One Hot Mom, your Parental Guidance Counselor. I am passionate, fire, flavor, heat, and oh … Continue reading Allow Me To Re-introduce Myself
Moms it’s time we re-introduce our children to their father. Continue reading Your Dad Is Right There!
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