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The word LOVE isn’t strong enough

How can four letters explain the depth of my feelings for you? How can four letters determine if I have you, care about you, or lose you? How can I be "struck" (lovestruck) by the same thing I just "fell" (fell in love) for? How can four letters dictate the emotional connection to my body?… Continue reading The word LOVE isn’t strong enough

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There’s no such thing as a perfect parent, but wonderful parents who try their best are plentiful!

With the popularity of social media it's easy for us a parents and mothers to question ourselves. Watching these "perfect" mothers who only feed their child organic food, gluten free, daily planning charts, frequent playdates, the safest vehicles, and all name brand clothes could really affect our confidence in our parenting skills. I use to… Continue reading There’s no such thing as a perfect parent, but wonderful parents who try their best are plentiful!

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Please don’t judge what you don’t understand

"Once my loved one accepted the diagnosis, healing began for the entire family, but it took too long. It took years. Can't we, as a nation, begin to speed up that process? We need a national campaign to destigmatize mental illness, especially one targeted toward African Americans. The message must go on billboards and in… Continue reading Please don’t judge what you don’t understand

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I don’t want my kids to know my struggles.. .

I don't know how to ask people for help, or ideas. I'm so use to people trying to get over on me, or use me I just stay in my little bubble. I deleted facebook and all Social media almost 3 years ago. I decided to focus more on my family. My husband and our… Continue reading I don’t want my kids to know my struggles.. .

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You’re pretty…For a dark skinned girl

I never really like to talk about things that are clearly visible and without need of addressing or saying aloud. Like I won't say "the sky is so blue!" When everyone sees it's hue. Nor would I say "that sky sure is pretty, to be blue."I know I'm being a little simple with some examples,… Continue reading You’re pretty…For a dark skinned girl