Juneteenth Black Rodeo

I was born and raised in Texas but I had never been to a rodeo until this weekend. As my son learns about animals & animal sounds I took him to the rodeo as a special treat. Of course every animal was a dog but it was fun. Juneteenth celebrates the abolition of slavery in…

Bring Hope To Others

Around my first trimester, I moved back home to Texas and couldn’t find a job. Daily, I worried about how I would provide for my son. I eventually got a part time gig and I did everything I could to maximize that money to prepare for Sammie’s arrival. I learned how to coupon and never…

The Beauty of Letting Go

This fall nature is definitely reminding me of  the beauty of letting go. The leaves will fall, the trees will endure winter and by spring something beautiful will be blooming. Sometimes if you let go of what you are holding on to, you’ll make room for something better. Everyone and everything is not meant for…

Happy Fall Ya’ll

Happy October Everyone! Fall is here and the little one and I will be tackling our mother and son fall bucket list. I can’t believe how fast he is growing so I started this blog to document all the things I learn as a mother. I have no idea what I’m doing so feel free…

Preparing to Make Homemade Baby Food

This month my little guy will be able to try baby food and Im determined to make this transition as natural as possible. I went down the baby food aisle and saw something that made my stomach turn. I couldn’t imagine feeding this to my son. So, I decided to make my own baby food!…

Spinach Tomato Tortellini

I really wanted something Italian but I definitely didn’t want to eat out. I had a taste for tortellini and I was desperate for a recipe. I found a recipe that I thought was short and simple : Spinach Tomato Tortellini  However, the original recipe as wasn’t  as flavorful as I wanted so I had…

Wakanda Forever : Tribute to the Black Panther

Mother and Son Photography is a blast, I would not trade it for anything. My mother sent my sister and I a message stating, “If you don’t think photos are important wait until they are all you have left.” When I am gone, my son will be left with photographs like these : Every mother…

Salute to the Matriarch

I remember that last big push like it was yesterday, he shot out of me like a rocket and slightly resembled a gargoyle but at that moment my life was changed forever. Everything I went through to bring him into the world, no longer mattered. I was given the gift of legacy. The Creator allowed…