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

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Confessions of a Single Mom #13: I’m Going to Therapy

Saturday was a tough day, a day that made me take the plunge and seek a therapist. On my way to visitation with Khai’s dad, I felt an anxiety attack coming on. I was able to make it through visitation (only lasted 45 minutes), and head home to practice yoga. The one time I really… Continue reading Confessions of a Single Mom #13: I’m Going to Therapy

My Life, Vegan Mommy Things

Daycare

Today my son started daycare. He was supposed tos tart awhile ago, but I wasn’t ready. I never wanted him to go to daycare, but he needs social skills now that he’s getting older. He’s becoming more mobile and talkative (baby talk that is). Luckily, his daycare is owned by a friend of the family… Continue reading Daycare

All Black Everything

Stigmas Surrounding Black Families

The recent ad by Macy’s really struck a nerve. I already know how “other” people see us (Black people) and I don’t too much care, but to blatantly through it in our face, well that was unsettling. On television, you see black people in interracial relationships, same sex, or single mother. Rarely do you see… Continue reading Stigmas Surrounding Black Families

My Life, Vegan Mommy Things

Before Work Routine

Wake up @ 4:30 am.Take a shower.Brush my teeth.Get dressed.Put coconut milk on to boil for my oatmeal.Pack up everything in my wagon.Put oatmeal in the pot.Fill up gallon water bottle.Pour oatmeal and toppings in a bowl.Wake up Malakhai.Change his diaper.Lotion him up.Nurse him.Bundle him up (weather is crazy cold right now)Strap him to me… Continue reading Before Work Routine

My Life, Vegan Mommy Things

Dating as a Single Mom and Dirty 30

With my 30th birthday expeditiously approaching (it’s in 6 days), I’ve been thinking about being a single mother and dating. I’m not opposed to dating, I just am loving the space I’m in at this moment. But when it comes to dating, here are a few things I need the potential suitor to know: 1.… Continue reading Dating as a Single Mom and Dirty 30

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Boss Lady: Debra Johnson

I met Debra through Instagram about a year or so ago, and we finally met in person this year at the 2018 Houston Vegfest. Let’s get into this interview. First, tell me a little bit about you and what it is you do. Hello, My name is Debra and I'm a licensed attorney and a… Continue reading Boss Lady: Debra Johnson