I’m having mixed emotions today. I’m filled both with shame and pride. You see today is election day, and the root of my sentimental conflict comes from this statement: This … Continue reading vote. please vote.
My memory of labor will be on the internet forever so I will never forget.
“I’ll be a living…sanctuary..for..you.” I tried to control the heaviness of my breath as the lyrics ended, my lips kissing the bridge of Aliyah’s nose. She was asleep. Thank God. … Continue reading our first date
I’m forgetting what’s lost and focusing on what’s left to be found.
Truth: my body is not latex and it did not snap back.
This week a friend of mine mentioned that I don’t have any selfies on my Instagram page…so I posted one today!
Aliyah is six months old today!
Today I had to take her to work with me for a few hours and of course I got to thinking…
Can my new year start like tomorrow? I fell asleep on the couch with my teething child last night, I have a pile of unfinished work that was supposed to be … Continue reading First Things Come First
It’s been four years since I’ve spent this holiday with my family. I worked last year and the year before that AND this year happens to be my baby girl’s first Christmas.
Needless to say, there are so many things that have made this day incredibly special this year.
It’s been almost two months since my angel came into this world. Life with her has been different, to say the least. It’s beautiful, but if I’m honest with you, … Continue reading Friendly Neighborhood Walmart Lady
“Ready..one, two, three, four…” Jelani’s counting tensed as the big moment drew near. Those 11 hours in the hospital were nothing compared to the 38 weeks of waiting. We thought, we dreamed, … Continue reading Aliyah Nichole
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