Motherhood

A Wife and Mother of Black Males in America

A Wife and Mother of Black Males in America

Every time I hear of an unarmed black person being murdered it saddens me to my core. Usually, my coping mechanism is to numb my feelings out. The feelings that arise are so unpleasant. I tend to turn them off and shutdown, but last night my way of coping didn’t work…

Pregnancy and the Pandemic: Overcoming Fear, Panic, and Anxiety

Pregnancy and the Pandemic: Overcoming Fear, Panic, and Anxiety

The first few months of my pregnancy have been a rollercoaster of emotions. I have been filled with lots of hope and worry. Early on, the angst and nerves I felt during this pregnancy were overpowering at times. I knew the real emotion I was experiencing was fear…

A Letter to My Son on his First Birthday!

A Letter to My Son on his First Birthday!

Dear Son, Happy First Birthday my sweet boy! I’m rocking you to sleep as I write this, and I can’t help but selfishly wish this moment would last forever; that you never grow up and that you will always stay this little. I’m listening to…

Our Stroller & Car seat

Our Stroller & Car seat

Choosing a stroller can be super overwhelming. There are SO many options, it can be hard to decide where to begin. Finding the right stroller is similar to buying a car; it takes research and time, but rest assured, I did all of the research…