Do you know how hard it is to grow a human? Granted, your body's doing all the work but you feel all the effects. Think about it. No, really...think about it. Do you know how hard it is to have your nutrients taken and used to create a brain, liver, kidneys, stomach, head, spine, etc,… Continue reading Pregnancy is Underrated
That's right...I'm pregnant! Unexpectedly pregnant, but pregnant nonetheless (that's a separate post). I am 16wks as of July 2nd, and now that the shock of being charged with the IMMENSE responsibility of raising a baby into a well-adjusted adult has worn off, I can begin to experience other feelings. Right now, mainly excitement. I'm excited… Continue reading Moving to the Hood: Motherhood
This year I lost someone very dear to me. A big sister, friend, confidant, and one of my biggest cheerleaders in life passed away several months ago from cancer. This Christmas was my first Christmas without her (you can read a little about my grief process in a post I wrote about her here) and… Continue reading If You Were Here…
Hello blogging world! I've missed you! What have you been up to? Me? Oh, you know...just moving over 1000 miles away from my place of residence for the past 5 years. In one of my last posts I announced that my husband and I would be moving to Florida (you can read about it here).… Continue reading How’s Florida?!
Should couples in interracial relationships, where one of the races is black, discuss issues impacting the black community with their biracial children? My opinion: Yes Recently I heard someone (a white woman) say her child heard about "police shooting black men" from students at his school, and came home in a panic about their father… Continue reading Bi-racial and the Parental Responsibility
Last week I made a post announcing my family's upcoming move to Florida (you can read that post here). This week I wanted to give people an inside to my raw reaction to this decision. I am excited about the opportunity NOW, but friends, let me tell you, that wasn't always the case. Here's the… Continue reading A Wife’s Sacrifice
Someone recently joked that I've been threatening this day since I arrived in Cincinnati 5 years ago -- I guess now I'm making good on that threat lol! You read the title correctly: I am moving back to Florida (in September 2018). My husband, with bittersweet feelings, accepted a position as a Senior Software Engineer… Continue reading Moving Back to Florida