Category Archives: life

Fitness Friday Inspiration: Colleen Novotny

Today’s fitness inspiration comes from a busy mom of three kids (ages 10, 18 and 19). I had the pleasure of “meeting” her on my Instagram page about a month ago. Her enthusiastic attitude about everything health and fitness is so … Continue reading

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Fitness Friday Inspiration: Aretha Taggart

After having baby number two, I became determined more than ever to achieve optimal health. I started searching for ways to kick start my journey by reaching out to like minded individuals in my community for support. I’m so happy my … Continue reading

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Momspiration: Author Joi Miner {Vices Cover Reveal}

I’ve been blessed to meet so many inspirational women in my life. Moms that take care of their families and are entrepreneurs as well truly motivate me to never stop dreaming. I’m passing on the inspiration in hopes that it will offer … Continue reading

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Spanking Ain’t Cool: A Southern Black Mom Speaks

There seems to be so much hype and controversy over the Adrian Peterson child abuse case that as a Black gentle parent, I only felt compelled to write this piece.  The following words are entirely in my opinion and aren’t meant to offend anyone.  … Continue reading

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Simple Living: 3 Tips to Get You There (and STAY there)

Simplicity equals sanity. This statement has become one of my life mantras. My husband and I created a family of four in two years and collected a lot of junk within these years. Living simple has definitely helped me live … Continue reading

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Dear Robin: An Open Letter

My heart was immediately saddened upon the hearing of famed actor Robin Williams’ death. His battle with depression hit home for me and although he lost his fight, today I celebrate his legacy and life with words I’m sure he … Continue reading

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Sore Nipples and Sleepless Nights: My Breastfeeding Story

It’s 3 a.m. and I watch as my five day old revel in what seems to be a very pleasant dream. She’s been attached to my breast for at least 2.5 hours and I don’t see our midnight rendezvous ending … Continue reading

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My LO Chews Up Everything! (Rant Post)

What you are seeing is a REAL photo of my LO about to devour what used to be our remote control. Oh, the struggle. I can’t understand why this child loves to chew on just about every household item we posses. … Continue reading

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Why Ditching My TV Was the Best Thing For My Family

In the “hurry up and buy” world we live in today, it’s so challenging to pull yourself away from all the distractions we are surrounded by daily. Before becoming a mama, I stressed about the things I didn’t have and … Continue reading

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