Black Noise

An ode to the self awareness necessary for a life worth living, ‘Black Noise’ echoes the need to constantly look inward.

Black Girl Magic

Black Girl Magic is indeed powerful. In this post, we explore how we release some of that magic when we speak up and speak our truths, even when it feels terrifying.

Returning to work after maternity leave (part 2)

Mommy/work guilt:Similar to the one before, it’s difficult to be ‘present’ anywhere. At work you feel guilty for leaving your child at home. At home, you feel guilty about all the work that you have not completed. Need I say more? Don’t even get me started on work related travel and the emotions/logistics of whether…

Sib-eh-ling cake!

I don’t remember ever not having a sibling. I’m the second of three. I do remember being made to dress the same as my older sister, having to share everything with her, having to go second when picking a treat. She was the constant presence I always had to consider, whether it was because she…

Accolades!!

Many times as a mother, you have to rise to whatever need your child has – nurse, chef, driver, and even sometimes dentist! Until you reach an actual expert, YOU are the expert! Though it’s more like expert in training! lol. It can be nerve wracking! But moms are the suavest extemporizers. It’s in our…

Snap-back, slap-back!

The world and I watched as Kathryn the Duchess of Cambridge emerged from the Lindo wing of St. Mary’s Hospital looking like….you know…she just went to the hospital to pick up the little prince…just another day in her royal life. Whaaaat!?!? Showered, belly smaller, hair done, make up done, everything did! Plus heels!! And this…

Nanny Envy

Babies come with a lot of extras; extra love, extra cuddles, extra blessings, extra giggles,  extra bags to carry in and out of the car, extra poop! They also come with extra people! Yes. People. Well wishers, family, strangers (who want to smile at, and even touch your baby), and so on. But this post…

Hearty 30s…

I had a whole bucket list of things I wanted to achieve before 30. Some as small as ‘start my own blog’ and some as large as ‘start my own company’. I haven’t achieved it all but the ‘incompletes’ and ‘not-started’ do not faze me anymore because something happened by 30, that I did not…