Happy Juneteenth!

Juneteenth a holiday that I heard in passing as a child. Where I grew up, I heard about and celebrated many "black holidays" without knowing the true meaning of them. If you're from Los Angeles, CA and live in close proximity to Leimert Park, you have more than likely celebrated or been exposed to a…

Get uncomfortable.

George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, Atatiana Jefferson, Botham Jean, Stephon Clark, Philando Castile, Freddie Gray, Tamir Rice, Akai Gurley, Michael Brown, Eric Garner, and countless others that did not make the news or have enough presence on social media lost their lives by the hands or weapons of current or former police officers. I…

Lessons from my Father

I needed a little break from writing. My energy has been so off lately. Not sure if it was the new moon or bad vibes, but I haven't been in a good space.  I think I was a bit off because I've been doing this whole adult thing. Oh my word, no one tells you…

Season of being the Volunteer Mom

Every Monday and Tuesday I volunteer at my children's school. I am both happy and sad to have reached this point in motherhood. My children are old enough to get themselves dressed, poorly brush their teeth, and use the bathroom without me being involved. I've reached the promise land! The promise land comes with new…

Happy New Year…Again

Wow, it is hard to believe that the last time I entered this blog was a full year ago. I kind of took a very serious break from many forms of social media. I wanted to refocus the time that I spent in these areas on my family, but mostly on my husband. After he…

Happy New Year!

Wow, it has been an extremely long time since I've blogged. I kind of got caught up with real life and forgot all about this space, but I'm back here at my computer screen again with the need to download all of the stuff in my head. First, my husband has been home since the…

Friends buy friends paleo cookies

I have come to the conclusion that I have made a friend here in California.  It became official today when she gave me a real life paleo cookie, from a real life paleo restaurant.  I must be doing something right in my life to deserve such luxuries. If you don't know what the paleo diet…