It was hard to do. I had to use a word that makes me feel uncomfortable. I had to tell someone No! And I had to tell them no more than once because they didn’t believe me the first time I said it. Saying no was so empowering. I felt like a three year old … More I Had To Say No
Therapy is often taboo in the black community. We go to church not therapists or at least that is what we were told when growing up. Seeing a therapist was a sign of weakness because you were supposed to take your burdens to The Lord in prayer, not to the man while lying on a … More That’s Why You Need Therapy
I struggle with blogging lately because my draft posts are like mini novels and then I realize, Ain’t nobody got time for that. As I enjoy a pedicure I’m typing this quick blog! For those that think I should be relaxing. I’m the only one here and blogging relaxes me. Besides I can’t decide on … More Stop Trying So Hard!
We do it every year, we make a wish when we blow out the candles on our birthday cake. As a child we may have wished for a dog, or a pony. As adults we might wish to win the lottery. You might have a wish that you are holding in your heart. You might … More A Dream Starts As A Wish
I’ll be happy when I lose ten more pounds. I’ll be happy when I find a step daddy for my kids. I’ll be happy when I write another book. I’ll be happy when I can learn to say no. I’ll be happy when we take a vacation. I’ll be happy when….. This past week taught … More I’ll Be Happy When
I never realized the importance of an anchor. An anchor is used to moor the vessel to the sea bottom. An anchor leg of a relay is the fastest runner who is able to make up time in the race and finish strong. I think about the weight on my shoulders and how I have … More My Future
“Don’t forget our Easter basket!” Harrison and Sydney sorry to disappoint but the Easter basket days are over. Did you forget? I stopped doing Easter baskets for my kids three years ago. I was mom shamed a few days ago, because evidently you can give your kids Easter baskets until they are 21. I guess … More Where’s The Easter Basket?
Our family celebrates small victories like when we made it through a shopping trip at Target. Or the time we stayed for an entire church service on Christmas Eve. Then there was the time we flew on a plane and Sydney didn’t yell, “We’re all gonna die!” Baby steps and small victories that’s what we … More Tequila And Family Photos
I usually start my autism success stories with, I never would have thought….. This past weekend isn’t any different after attending Reach the Beach Cheerleading Competition in Ocean City, Maryland. Sydney has never really been involved in an extra curricular activity. If we tried activities in the past she would go once and it would … More What Autism Taught Me
We are always searching for something or someone and that’s not necessarily a bad thing. The problem is that some of us never stop and we are constantly searching for the next thing to make us complete and bring happiness into our lives. We each create our own happiness and if you are waiting for … More Do You Suffer From Destination Addiction?