• Pumpkin Pie Spice
    18 2014 September

    Tasty Thursday: Pumpkin Pie Smoothie

    I really hate that summer is over because I’m not a fan of the cold weather. But the only thing that brings me comfort during the weather changes from summer to fall is pumpkin…pumpkin everything...

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    18 2014 September

    Oprah’s Life You Want Tour – DC

    Oprah’s Life You Want Tour is coming to DC this weekend and guess who just received a media ticket to cover the event??? Here is what I shared on Facebook the other day (I will...

  • Child watching tv - addicted
    17 2014 September

    Help! My Child is Addicted to TV

    It wasn’t until my husband and I started homeschooling that we realized we needed to set some better parameters for our children around watching TV. For example, they didn’t realize that watching Netflix on the iPad...

  • Monday motivation quote
    15 2014 September

    Monday Motivational Quote: Believe in Yourself

    It’s so easy to start the week off in a haste; to think about all the million and one things that we need to get done before the end of the week. I share a...

  • Cropped view of an African Couple's hands at their Wedding. Wide Aperture Used.
    12 2014 September

    Sorry But Open Relationships Will Never Be Okay

    Recently, I was going through my e-mails and came across an article in a newsletter that shocked me. The very first line read, “Gone are those days when people were committed to just one person...

Pumpkin Pie Spice

Tasty Thursday: Pumpkin Pie Smoothie

September 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

I really hate that summer is over because I’m not a fan of the cold weather. But the only thing that brings me comfort during the weather changes from summer to fall is pumpkin…pumpkin everything – from muffins to lattes to pies, I love it all. So this pumpkin pie smoothie recipe is music to...

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oprah's life you want tour feature DC

Oprah’s Life You Want Tour – DC

September 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Oprah’s Life You Want Tour is coming to DC this weekend and guess who just received a media ticket to cover the event??? Here is what I shared on Facebook the other day (I will probably take this e-mail and frame it): That moment when you keep reading an e-mail over and over again, just...

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Child watching tv - addicted

Help! My Child is Addicted to TV

September 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

It wasn’t until my husband and I started homeschooling that we realized we needed to set some better parameters for our children around watching TV. For example, they didn’t realize that watching Netflix on the iPad was the same thing. So this post by Nicole hit home because it reiterated why we had to set a...

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Monday motivation quote

Monday Motivational Quote: Believe in Yourself

September 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

It’s so easy to start the week off in a haste; to think about all the million and one things that we need to get done before the end of the week. I share a daily inspirational and motivational quote on my Facebook page because it helps me regain focus. It helps to remind me of...

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Cropped view of an African Couple's hands at their Wedding. Wide Aperture Used.

Sorry But Open Relationships Will Never Be Okay

September 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

Recently, I was going through my e-mails and came across an article in a newsletter that shocked me. The very first line read, “Gone are those days when people were committed to just one person for the rest of their lives. Now is the era of casual dating, live-in relationships, no strings attached and open relationships.”...

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Moms As Entrepreneurs (MAE) Conference

September 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Moms As Entrepreneurs (MAE) Conference is coming to Morgan State University in Baltimore, and I’m honored to be a featured panelist for this event! During the MAE conference, current and aspiring business owners who are moms will participate in a resource filled day including workshops that will focus on four areas: The Art of...

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23 African American businesses

23 African American Businesses You Should Know

September 8, 2014 | 21 Comments

As a work-at-home mother of three, I understand the hustle that goes into creating, sustaining and nurturing a business. I also understand the added pressures and sometimes obstacles of owning a business as a woman of color. This is why I created this list of African American Businesses you should know. I’m a true believer...

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My family and I really love fruit, especially when we can throw it in dessert! My kids especially love strawberries, blueberries, apples and grapes. So this Blueberry Jamboree looks like it’s going to be right up their (and my own) alley. This Fab Haute Mama, MJ is at it again. Just try not to drool...

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2014 Niche Parent Conference Giveaway

September 4, 2014 | 18 Comments

I don’t know about you, but 2014 has been an amazing year for me so far. And being asked to speak at this year’s Niche Parent Conference is something that makes me do the Carlton dance. I can’t even tell you how excited I am to be joining a panel of super cool & smart bloggers where we’ll share...

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A Goal Without a Plan is Just a Wish

5 Powerful Tips to Help You Achieve Any Goal

September 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

If you follow me on social media (let me make it easy for you if you don’t: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram), you know by now that I’m an instructor for the newly branded Steve Harvey RADICAL Success Institute! Like…THE Steve Harvey! As I mentioned before, I teach Blogging 101 and Social Media 101 for RSI. And this summer Doreen Rainey...

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For the last several months, my sister and I have been speaking and having very meaningful dialogue around our book, Whose Shoes Are You Wearing. And although the book is labeled as a self-help book, we were told at an event that it is actually a self-healing book. What we’ve realized and what we write...

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Nobody wants to talk about this race thing. But I think it’s time. Since August 9, 2014 news outlets, Twitter feeds and Facebook timelines have been inundated with the news of 18-year-old Michael Brown being shot down in Ferguson, MO by a police officer. Michael Brown was unarmed. For a moment, let’s forget about the fact that Mike...

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Have you ever been on a fitness journey, working hard and getting great results when all of a sudden…you see NO change? What happens when the number doesn’t change on the scale? I don’t about you, but I get frustrated and sometimes feel defeated. So I love these FLY & Fit mom posts that Neneh...

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When was the last time you went skydiving? Never? Yeah, me neither. Nor is jumping out of a plane on any of my bucket lists. But I’d imagine that the adrenline rush and freeing feeling that people get from doing so, one can get the same effect and skydive without jumping out of a plane. How...

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14 Questions you should never ask a mom

14 Questions You Should Never Ask a Mom

August 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

As moms fight daily to do the absolute best we can for our children, there are just so many…politically incorrect questions that people ask of us all of the time. Pregnant, newbie or veteran mom, some questions are just awkward and shouldn’t be asked. Check out these 14 questions that you just shouldn’t ask a...

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UPDATE: Due to speaking/traveling schedules, this Live Experience has been postponed   It’s hard to believe that we just launched Whose Shoes Are You Wearing? this past May! So much has happened in the last few months, it’s almost unbelievable! From the start, we knew that this would be more than just a book. So we...

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Let’s face it. There’s no way to avoid having difficult marriage conversations at any given time throughout your marriage. And while things like finances, communication, and spirituality, are high on the list of hot topics to discuss regularly in your marriage, there are some topics that most don’t even want to think about or confront....

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When Breastfeeding Challenges Occur

August 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

If you don’t know by now, August is National Breastfeeding Awareness month. While “breast is best”, it’s not always easy and sometimes breastfeeding challenges will occur. I’m happy to share my own challenges for this #ChocolateMilk campaign that my good friend Heather, AKA 1/3 of Mamas Mashup AKA Head Mom in Charge of Diary of...

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Avocado Peach Pops

Tasty Thursday: Avocado Peach Pops

August 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

I don’t know how MJ comes up with these amazing, mouth watering recipes, but she’s making me contemplate a relocation.  I’m sure she has to need some tasting assistance on hand, and I could definitely help with that! What say you MJ?  Seriously, I would’ve never thought to make avocado peach pops but now I’m...

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This past May, my sister and I released our first book, Whose Shoes Are You Wearing? 12 Steps to Uncovering the Woman You Really Want to Be. And recently, I’ve realized that finding your God-given shoes is critical to a happy marriage. The book is all about learning to walk in, and own your greatness. It’s about being...

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