Hey Hotties! The school year has officially started for most (YAY!) This summer was amazing the kids and I had a great time on some great adventures. As most of you know Anissa has started kindergarten and Jamiel is a freshmen in high school. Yeah, yeah, I know the spacing, but you know I like it spicy and the way to keep it that way is to spread them far apart, just joking that’s life. Anyway that’s not what this post is about. My son is attending a great private school, that has a high moral and educational code, they … Continue reading Being Nanekia…Do Not Apply Pressure!
Join me on LIVE with Olivia Gordon, discussing addiction & recovery. Olivia is the Founder & Principal Consultant at We Are Fruit of Life. Fruit of Life provides families with mediation and consultative guidance through the process of restoring their family dynamics after they have been affected by addiction. We are discussing reclaiming our lives after the disruption of addiction. http://www.wearefruitoflife.com I’m Recovered! Continue reading I’m Recovered!
Everybody tells you to sleep when the baby sleeps. That’s the advice new moms get when they have a fresh bundle of joy, but what are you to do as a seasoned mom with a 5-year-old who doesn’t sleep?! I was seriously starting to believe that Anissa was sneaking energy drinks before bed. I’d heard start a routine, once she gets use to the routine she’ll be asleep in no time. So what did I do, I set the alert on my phone to start our routine, 1. take a bath, while in the bath read bedtime story, 2. lotion … Continue reading Why Won’t She Sleep?!
Recently I was on a call with another mom and she was having a breakdown. She was in full “Incredible Hulk” form. I told her, let me have it, get everything off your chest, just release and let it go. I mean she was going through it. From trying to get her one child help because of a learning and behavioral issue, watching as her teen child was coming into her own and testing the waters, trying to maintain a relationship with a significant other, keeping up with household bills and duties, working, assisting with her parents, the list … Continue reading Being Nanekia…Confession: I’m Tired!