Parenting

Summer Safety Tip: Kids & Cars

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Great Idea To Keep Your Kids Busy All Summer

As soon as school was out, Journey said to me, “I wonder if I’m going to get picked to do that fun challenge again this summer.”   Even though she’s in summer camp, she still has quite a bit of free time when she gets home.  So the Super Fun Summer Challenge is back to help beat summer […] Read more…

Raising A Buterfly The 4 Phases Of Parenting

Raising A Butterfly: The 4 Phases Of Parenting

My daughter recently studied butterfly metamorphosis at school. When she came home with her completed project and explained each phase of their life cycle, I realized just how much parents have in common with butterflies. Much like butterflies pass through four phases of life before complete metamorphosis, we will experience four phases of parenting before […] Read more…

Between Us: The Art Of Disagreeing

My family was recently featured as The Coolest Black Family In America on Ebony Magazine’s website, Ebony.com.  I love the way the article turned out!  The writer did a phenomenal job capturing the essence of who we are as a couple and as a family.  After being interviewed for almost 2 hours, she was able […] Read more…

Icky Mom Moment: Checking For Pinworms

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How You Can Help A Little Girl Make A BIG Difference

My daughter Journey had so much fun helping others on her birthday last year that she decided to host another Give BIG Birthday Party!  To celebrate her 8th birthday, Journey is asking family, friends and you to celebrate with her virtually by making a donation to Water.org.  Water.org is a non-profit organization that has transformed […] Read more…

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