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
...and her name is Lakeya. I was actually named after her. My aunt (mother's sister) changed the "y" in her name to a "tr" and...tada! The perfect sister names: Lakeya and Laketra. A lot of people don't know I have a sister, let alone a special needs sister. She is about 11 years older than… Continue reading I Have A Special Needs Sister…
In March 2018, the episode of "Iyanla: Fix My Life" aired and featured the story of Kamiyah Mobley, a girl kidnapped at birth. For those of you that don't know, this show is based around a woman named Iyanla Vanzant who works to help reconcile and heal individuals, marriages, and families in their relationships. She… Continue reading Iyanla Vanzant Episode: Girl Kidnapped at Birth
One of the joys of motherhood (I would imagine because I do not have kids) is getting to see your child come into their personality. I enjoy watching my little cousins grow up and develop their own ideas, mindsets, desires, and habits. They go from being these tiny humans who can't do anything for themselves,… Continue reading Little Laketra
What's in a name? If you ask me...EVERYTHING!!! After much anticipation (for some), finally the name of music artist Kanye West and his celebrity wife (1000 points to anyone who can tell me her occupation...tv personality?) Kim Kardashian West's third child has been revealed. They have named their precious baby girl...Chicago West. CHICAGO WEST, PEOPLE!!!… Continue reading Baby Names!!!
Happy 2018!!! Believe it or not, this blog is not part of a New Year's resolution. Did I feel like publishing the first post in January of a new year would be good? Yes...but not because of a "New Year, New Me" agenda. Honestly, the busyness of the holidays is over and I finally feel… Continue reading Bucket List Before Baby