My Favorites

I want to share a few of my favorite posts from the past 6 months.  There are so many, but here are my top 5, please enjoy. Celebrating Black History & Black Love Being Nanekia…. 5 Reasons I Exude the Confidence I didn’t know I had The Convenient Toy GUILTY! Mommy, I’m Grown! BONUS Hot…

The Struggle is Real: Balancing It All

OMG already! Can someone step in and organize this thing I call life.  Have you ever had that feeling, that moment when you feel completely overwhelmed and you need Iyanla Vanzant to come in and fix your life.  We are over the halfway mark for 2016.  In the beginning I had lists, charts, files, I…

Put A Ring On It (Part 2)!

Okay ladies, you heard from some of your sista friends (well at least my sista friends) a few days ago about why they are not married. Me being who I am wanted to find out what the fellas had to say.  So sit back, sip whatever drink you have and read on. The question posed…

Put A Ring On It (Part 1)

So the other day I was giving the youngest hot kid a bath, when she asked me why I didn’t love her. I said, but of course I love you.  She then said, if you love me, then why you won’t marry my daddy?! **blank stare** When I looked around and saw that this wasn’t…

Being Nanekia….Beware of Paused People

Recently I was having a conversation with a friend.  We were doing our normal catch-up, when she asked me about my relationship with other friends and had they changed over the years and how I handled it.  Previously I’d written a post about friends and I’m always referencing the blog (get used to it) but I’d really…

The Birds, The Bees, & Everything in Between!

I’m laughing at myself now as I thought this title up awhile back, never thought I would be going exactly through this at the moment I was slated to write about it but here we go.  How do you have conversations that could potentially be difficult or embarrassing with your children?  There’s no manual for…

Dear Jamiel

Dear Jamiel, I am not afraid of you! So you just got out the car and I just gave you “the talk”, a talk I knew from the time I found out I was pregnant with you, I would one day have to give.  The talk about you being a young black male in America. …

You Are The HOTTEST MOM!!!

So I’ve wanted to see this person appear on the HOTTEST MOM wall for some time, but I had to wait and see if she would be nominated.  Finally, I’m proud to be this hot mom’s biggest fan and big sister, congratulations to Ms. Esha Ansari, You are the HOTTEST mom for the month of…