Moving In Silence

Those of you who follow me regularly probably noticed I’ve been avoiding talking too much personal stuff. The last few posts are book or food related. That was intentional because I was kind of sitting on a secret…I’M MOVING!!! I mean literally moving. After months of searching,my mom’s health issues and COVID 19, we finally…

MommyInColorCooks: Warm Cinnamon Apples

Hey everyone!!! I been gone through the Summer dealing with Mom’s health and keeping the kids sane. Mom has been in and out of the hospital several times, with the latest being just last week. We’ve decided to go ahead with the kidney transplant process. Our first step is me being a match. So, all…

Mommy In Color Reads: August Book Reviews

I did better this month than I did last month and I look forward to reading more in September. Here’s what I read: 1) OVER THE FENCE BY MARY MONROE- I’ve borrowrd this book from the library several times and I think I’ve had it since…May…maybe April??? It’sthe second part in the Neighbors series and…

Mommy In Color Reads: What I Read In July

Hey,bookworms!!! For whatever reason, July was a pretty slow month for me. Avery is going through sleep regression and it sucks. My sleep is constantly interrupted by a toddler who knows he’s tired,but refuses to give in. However, I am super pleased with the ONE book I did read. WELL READ BLACK GIRL BY GLORY…

Because Apparently Life Isn’t Complicated Enough

Hey mamas! I pray you all are still safe and thriving during this time. I am grateful to God that my family has still remained unaffected by the Coronavirus. Despite talk of reopening amongst government officials, I have kept vigilant with keeping the children inside and cleaning vigorously. However, we have still been affected by…

4 Tips on Traveling on the Subway with A Toddler

I have a 4 hour commute (going and coming back)Monday through Friday to get Amani to and from school. Most of those days I have to bring Avery with me unless his grandma babysits. I’ve been doing this for a few months now and I’ve learned a couple of things during that time. I hope…

Don’t Yell Fire…

Hey everyone!!! I know, I’ve been ghost for a minute but there has been some drama in my life. Let me explain. About 2 weeks ago, my house caught on fire. Me, Avery and my mom were home. It started outside at the bottom of my porch steps. My mkm and I were face timing…

October Reads and November TBR

Hey,bookworms! We are in one of my favorite months. Why is it my favorite month,you ask? Well, Amani will be 12 years old on the 23rd and my closest friend’s son will be turning 4 years old. He and my daughter are birthday twins. Plus, on Thanksgiving Day, that same friend’s other son will be…

NetGalley Reviewathon

Summmer is winding down and though I didn’t get to do all the things I planned for me and the kids, I did get alot of reading done. I participated in a readathon jn July and that jumpstarted my bump in finished books. I already spoke on the the details of the NetGalley Reviewathon here…

What Is A Single Mom?

I was listening to one of my favorite podcasts, Spawned, and the topic was Who Can Be Called A Single Mom? The hosts described how they define a single mom. I believe one of the hosts’ husband has passed away so she considers herself single. After hearing their perspective, I started thinking what “single mom”…