16 Things I’ve Learned from Being a Mom for 16 Years

16 Things I’ve Learned from Being a Mom for 16 Years

16 Things I’ve Learned from Being a Mom for 16 Years On April 20, 2004 I became somebody‚Äôs mama at the tender age of 22. Sitting in the rocking chair in my hospital room all alone holding a tiny baby boy, I was completely unaware of how much my life was about to...
Sheet Pan Pancakes

Sheet Pan Pancakes

Sheet pan pancakes is kind of tricky to say, but once you see how it’s done you may change your current pancake strategy. My 10-year-old Kaian, loves pancakes, and has been asking me to make them for a while. I decided to surprise him today with this recipe I...

How I Balance Mom Life and Self-Care

When you become a mother everything changes. Your time is devoted to your baby and you have no problem with it because this tiny piece of you is so beautiful nothing else matters. Time moves fast when you are responsible for the daily well-being of a child, being a...
VLOG: How I Detangle My Natural Hair

VLOG: How I Detangle My Natural Hair

This post contains affiliate links, please read our disclaimer for more information Detangling my hair has always been the hardest part about being natural. Tackling the thick forest on top of my head used to scare me, until I learned the best way to detangle is when...

I Got Laid Off!

I got laid off February 5, 2018. I know it sounds sad, but my situation is a bit different than you may think… Here’s The Story I’ve worked for the same financial services company for the last 12 years. I started with this company in 2006, I was 25...

My First Clothing Subscription Box!

I have been thinking about signing up for a subscription box for a while, but wasn’t sure which one to pick. All of the ones I researched never seemed to be a good fit for me. Until one day, I was scrolling through Instagram and saw an ad in my feed for NY&C...

My Weight Loss Surgery Story

  Weight Loss Surgery changed my life in more ways than I imagined it would. The fact that I’m typing this blog right now is an example of how I have changed. Weight loss surgery is a very personal conversation, and being willing to share your story is...