Favorite Books of 2020

I set a reading goal of 35 books this year. Last year I was overly ambitious and tried to get in 100 books. Epic fail. So, this year I lightened my load and even though I didn’t hit my 35 book mark, I was only 6 books shy. It really wasn’t very hard to pick…

Untitled Book

Let me just say: I have always been against adults writing memoirs/biographies when they’re younger than 50. I know by that age we have TONS of life experience but in my mind, we still have so much more to live, it just doesn’t make sense to me to write a book about our lives when…

Social Distance? Not A Problem.

So we’ve had a rough week. It started with Amani catching a stomach virus from Avery. Avery threw up 3x on Saturday afternoon and got a little dehydrated and looked overall just pale and clammy. Then,my mom starts throwing up early Sunday evening followed by Amani. For awhile they were neck in neck on sprints…

Ask and…

I recently put out a call to my Peri Sisters for some help getting this blog to the next level. I was scared initially because I was embarrassed that after 6 years,I hadn’t monetized the blig or written any new pieces for other blogs/publications in years. But, I promised myself that I would stop living…

We All Fall Down…

Write about a time you fell down. When I was 5 years old,I was living in Brooklyn with my foster brother and great aunt. We were well taken care of and life was good. On rare occassions in the Summer, my great aunt would close down her daycare ( she was a Black business owner…