To The Tik Tok You Don’t Stop

It’s been quite a Summer. As I said before, emotionally It’s been hell. I took the children for annual physicalsl exams and Shug has been diagnosed with depression. Her doctor wants to take care of that immediately and its been classified as a crisis. Her weight is also an issue because of the depression and…

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…

November Wrap Up

Hey, bookworms! For those of you who saw my November TBR, let me just go ahead and apologize. I only wound up completing one of those books. The rest I either didn’t get because of the library or DNF’d(Villete by Charlotte Bronte). I got two reads in this month and it just hit me I…

4 Thanksgiving Day Recipes I Love

It’s Thanksgiving week and I am kind of excited. Shug will be 13 on Monday!!😬🥳Last year me, the kids, and my mom spent Thanksgiving at Red Lobster and then a trip to Macy’s flagship store in Herald Square,NYC. They have a holiday lane with GORGEOUSLY decorated Christmas trees of various themes. A real must see…

Mommy In Color Reads: October Wrap Up

I don’t know why with the year just about through, I’m slowing down with how many books I’m clearing every month. Last month, I only finished one book as well as the month before that. I’m going through some serious rwasing slumps. My current reads are VERY good, so that helps put the spark back…

3 FREE Online Events For Kids/Families

During the Summer, I loved to find free kid activities around the city.There’s sooo many things to do, which is a testament to the greatness of living in NYC.I like to try to add different scenery to Amani’s life and of course it was no different when Avery came along. Last Summer, I took them…

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…

My Top Ten Podcasts for Moms

I actually wrote this post sometime last year and I recently went to update it and somehow the graphics got messed up so I had to delete the entire post. Anyway, I looove podcast! I became obsessed with them 2 years aho and I have favorites for every aspect of my life: the mom, the…

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…

My Hair Regimen 2019

Hey, natural moms!! Raise your hand if you’re like me and neglect your hair because you’re a mom…I’ll wait…………Uh huh, exactly as I thought, most of you put all your energy into child rearing and forget about you. I’m with you,girl. With Amani self care went out the window. I was raised by a single…