Top Tips for Parenting a Child with ADHD

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ADHD impacts our children in more ways than we even realize. Parenting a child, any child, comes with its highs and its lows. Parenting a child with differences whether mental or physical, presents another layer...

A Salute to Potty-Training Moms

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There’s a phase somewhere in the first four years of your child’s life that fills you with a sense of dread before it happens and you immediately banish from your memory as soon as...

My Baby’s First Crush Crushed Me

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My baby’s first crush nearly CRUSHED me.  Mamahood has its ups and downs, beautiful and messy moments. Milestones and tantrums and everything in between. We all read the books and the blogs and prepare ourselves...

Best Picture Books For Black History Month

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Black History Month is all about highlighting voices and leaders in the African-American community, Black history truly is American history in which all children can benefit. These books for Black History month are perfect...
Mom Guilt

The Mom Guilt Is Real

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Parenting is so hard. How are we to know if we are making the right decisions? How do we know how this decision will impact them forever? Does this mom guilt mean that I’ve...

Top 10 Diaper Bag Must Haves for on the Go!

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If you’re like any new parent, those sleep deprived, frazzled first few months will teach you A LOT about what you need whenever you leave the house with your baby and/or young toddler! I’ll...

3 Ways To Celebrate MLK With Children

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When my oldest daughter, Adrielle, was in the second grade, she came home from school and told me that two schoolmates refused to play with her. “They said they are better than me because...

Having Twins | Twice the Miracle- Twice the Mission

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"Double-Double- This- This, Double- Double That-That" has so far proven to be the most accurate and timeless answer to "What's it like having twins"? None of us can deny that there seems to be an...
Divorce

How Divorce Taught Me To Help My Children Process Emotions

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Emotions are confusing especially when you don’t have a good grasp of how to understand or handle them. Especially when you throw in a divorce. For kids this is exceptionally difficult because they are...

I’m a “Puddle Parent,” and Here’s Why

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Helicopter parent. Snowplow parent. Tiger parent. Jellyfish parent? I’ve never strongly identified with any of these parenting styles, but recently I heard one that I can get on board with: puddle parent. Broadly defined,...