Conscious Parenting, Vegan Mommy Things

Conscious Parenting Tip #1: Spankings won’t get your kid to “act right”

Disclaimer: This post includes affiliate links in which I will receive a small payment when you make a purchase. Now I know there’s going to be people saying, “Spare the rod, spoil the child.” I think that’s total BS. We come from this mentality that if a child “acts out of character,” then you spank… Continue reading Conscious Parenting Tip #1: Spankings won’t get your kid to “act right”

Health + Wellness

Choosing a Therapist

When I decided to give therapy a try again, I wanted to be intentional about whose hands I would put my mental health in. When it comes to mental health, it's important to in trust someone who is capable of healing you mentally, emotionally, and even give viable options for physical healing. With my insurance… Continue reading Choosing a Therapist

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National #Bumpday

A little birdie told me today was national #bumpday. Looking at this photo, you would assume I was happy, joyful, excited, invincible, and you would be right. But I didn’t feel that way my entire pregnancy. This picture was taken on my due date.  Many of you know my story so I won’t get into… Continue reading National #Bumpday

My Life, Vegan Mommy Things

This is Not What I Signed Up For

If you would've asked me during my freshman year of college if this is where I thought I would be, I would have said no. My life now is not at all how I dreamed it would be. Before anyone says anything, there is a point, but let's start with somethings that I think about… Continue reading This is Not What I Signed Up For

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Suicide in Elementary

I can’t shake this terrible feeling. Too many kids are committing suicide in the elementary, especially in fourth grade, the grade I teach, so of course it hits home hard. The cause? Bullying. Bullying is a serious matter at any age but especially so with children because they haven’t quite yet got expressing their feelings… Continue reading Suicide in Elementary

Vegan Mommy Things

Raising an Emotionally Aware Child

As babies, they can't verbally express themselves. Their only form of communication is crying. As they grow older into toddlers and kids, they can better say what is bothering them. However, that does not mean they are emotionally aware. They can say what is bothering them, but they can't quite yet identify the emotion that… Continue reading Raising an Emotionally Aware Child

Vegan Mommy Things

Turning Over a New Leaf

Khai went to stay with his dad for a few hours yesterday. Let’s have a moment of silence for how much growth that took me. I know how important it is for a black boy to have his father active in his life. Saturday was also an important day for his dad and his family.… Continue reading Turning Over a New Leaf

My Life, Vegan Mommy Things

Celibate 8+ Months

Single mom life can get pretty damn dry, Sahara Desert dry. I’m talking about sex. Being single is hard, being a mom isn’t hard, but not having sex is even harder. I miss the feel of a man and the way his hands would hold and caress me. The tender kisses. Our bodies rhythmically rubbing… Continue reading Celibate 8+ Months