Free Fall Events in NYC

One of the things I love most about living in NYC is for every holiday there are a million free or inexpensive events to participate in. All I ever have to do is make sure my Metro Card is loaded up and pack lunch for Shug and I. Many people don’t celebrate Halloween but there’s…

The Mommy In Color Mission Statement

My blog believes that underprivileged Black mothers are often silenced with no voice to let the world know about their voice because I AM an underprivileged Black mother.  I want people to see that although we don’t have much we are regular mom’s. I lost about my experience as a Black mother. There is a…

Hair Care Routine/Products  2017

I just got back into my hair after neglecting it for so long. A friend of mine is having some hair care struggles of her own and we talked about different products she could try. It reminded me of how much I love my hair and how I used to go broke  using all the…

Now Is The Time of Year When…

Now is the time of year when… Sweaters become jackets  Hoodies morph into hats Now is the time of year when… The Sun shines through the trees turning yellow leaves into the gold you know must be in Heaven Leaves of bright red turn crimson with the setting Sun and dropping temperatures  Now is the…

Namaste…ish

Just wanted to drop in and update you guys on my morning routine. Full disclosure: I have stopped and started this routine 2 times already. Third time’s the charm,they say. This go round I’ve stuck with it for almost a week. That’s a record for me because I drop out of self care things within…

School of Not-So -Hard Knocks

Here in NYC, the children have started school. My luscious Amani is a proud, but cautious, fourth grader. The air is changing and I’ve had to dig up her jacket for our walks to school in the morning. Everything is changing. Including me. For those of you who have stuck it out and been following…