Self-Care Suggestions

Pray for yourself. Be still. We all have a billions things to do every day, but you need to take some time breath, and be still. Love you. Look in the mirror and remind yourself of how much you love you and mean it Enjoy your day no matter what happens determine that you will…

Mom Take Care of Mom- Permission Granted

(Featuring Jayda Nix, confident, bold, young woman who is to go into the field of medicine, a junior in high school currently working with me as a mentoree in my office.) Do you believe your mom takes good care of herself? I believe my mom takes good care of herself. Would you think your mom…

Being Nanekia: Refreshed & Renewed

This month I’ve been focusing a lot on self-care. It’s something I wouldn’t normally embrace as I live and breathe for my family (at least that’s what they like to think.)  I have noticed though that I do need to take better care of myself physically, mentally, emotionally, financially, and spiritually.  These are all aspects…

Psalms 37

For this week’s hot tip I’m keeping it simple.  We’ve been given a great book for our lives to help guide us.  Allow this scripture to help you.   Psalm 37[a] Of David. 1 Do not fret because of those who are evil or be envious of those who do wrong; 2 for like the…

What Do You Believe?

This article features Morgan (14), we discuss how her faith has helped her.     Can you define what having faith means to you?   Faith to me means that you believe in someone or something else outside yourself.   What helped form your faith?   My God and family helped me form my faith….

Our Family, Our Faith

So recently in entertainment news I see that Katt Williams has decided to challenge Kevin Hart’s comedic skills. The kids and I viewed the videos online and I wanted to take the opportunity to use this as a lesson.  See, we’d just been talking about a statement we’d recently heard used “Favor isn’t fair!”  This…

Each One Teach One

As I mention in the Hot Mom, Hot Topics:  You Are the HOTTEST MOM post, Laniece recently graduated from college. In that spirit, if you are thinking about going back to school, here are a few sites that list the top colleges for people with children.  Investigate and let me know if you apply.  Each One…

Why We Love Auntie Iggie?!

Here are few of the comments from Laniece’s  nieces and nephews: I just love Auntie Iggie so much. ~ Anissa (3) She is supportive and always there when you need her. ~ Caylin (13) She takes great care of London and hustles hard. ~ Cashawn (16) She is super cool and laid back. She takes…

You Are the HOTTEST MOM!

Our hot mom for the month of March is supportive, courageous and got multiple nominations. Congratulations….Laniece Washington aka Auntie Iggie.   I asked Angela M., the first person to nominate Laniece, why Laniece should be considered the hottest mom, her response, “Iggie is giving, she’s my best friend, and she is beautiful on the inside as…