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4 “Race Talk” Mistakes Every Mom Should Avoid

  If you’re a mom who wants to know what to say when talking about race with her child, then you need to avoid making these 4 mistakes.   Mistake #1: Repressing Your Feelings   The core idea for you with this is that not acknowledging your real feelings, not admitting your fears and concerns, […]
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How To Be Present In Your Daughter’s Life

What’s brown and green and not looking right all over? That’s what I asked myself as I recently looked at my plant. And that’s what I also asked myself as I looked at what my daughter was displaying. No mom ever expects her plant — or her daughter — to start displaying “brown spots.” And even […]
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4 More Motherhood Lessons Learned From Potting Plants

In a prior blog, I recounted what my eldest daughter (Candace) taught me about the process of potting plants and I shared what motherhood lessons I learned from that experience. Today, I wanted to share 4 more motherhood lessons I learned from the whole plant-potting experience when it comes to parenting my twin daughters. Be […]

4 Motherhood Lessons I Learned From Potting Plants

  In my prior blog, I recounted what my eldest daughter (Candace) taught me about the process of potting plants. Today, I wanted to share 4 motherhood lessons I learned from it all when it comes to parenting my twin daughters. Funny, but after Candace and I potted my plant, she looked at me and […]

5 Essential Steps For Potting Plants

To pot or not to pot? Is that really the question? Whether ‘twas nobler for the life of my plant to suffer my constant watering or take refuge in my trashcan, I cannot say. But, what I can say that I don’t claim to have a green thumb. Yet somehow, plants just seem to grow […]
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5 Missteps To Avoid When Disciplining Your Children

  Disciplining children is like filling out a FAFSA form. You’re told it’s “simple,” but to do it correctly requires so much time and effort.   Do you have trouble disciplining your child?   Well, keep reading as I share 5 costly missteps moms tend to make that keeps them from getting their children really […]

5 S.L.E.E.P.™ Tips Every Mom Needs

  Most moms think that to get enough sleep, you have to miss out on actual family time. But that’s not true. In fact, you may think that your daily work and home tasks are actually conspiring to keep you from getting the sleep you need.  However, here are 5 S.L.E.E.P.™  tips to help you […]
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To Practice Or Not To Practice…With The Team

When the leaves changed in October 2018, so did my approach with my eldest daughter regarding team practice. I’d been upstairs doing some work and I heard the door open in the front of the house. Both of my daughters came home through the door. I was only expecting one of them—my youngest, Jasmine—to be […]
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Creating A Career During Corona(virus) Crisis

Are you an unemployed mom? Do you need to get find a career, but you feel like the coronavirus—and maybe potential employers—are conspiring against you and sabotaging your success? Do you have questions about creating a career or maybe you need some tools to help you? Well look no further because this article will give […]
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What’s For Dinner, During COVID19?

What’s For Dinner, During COVID19?   DINNER!!   Ever made a dinner for your family and no one said, “Thank you?”   You go through your day and, without a second thought, you stop what work you were likely doing and refocus your energy and time on cooking dinner for your family.   However, it […]