Food For Thought…Turn the Other Cheek or Not.

Food For Thought…Turn the Other Cheek or Not.

Over the last several months I’ve contemplated this topic. As a mom of two school-aged children, we are always bombarded with this notion of teaching our kids to turn the other cheek. When another child attacks our kids, we are told to teach them not to fight back or...
Helicopter vs. Meerkat Parent pt. 2

Helicopter vs. Meerkat Parent pt. 2

We left off last week discussing the differences between helicopter and meerkat parenting styles. Helicopter parents, in addition to having a hard time letting their children make their own decisions, also have a difficult time allowing their children resolve conflict...
Helicopter Parent or Meerkat…Which Are You?

Helicopter Parent or Meerkat…Which Are You?

I’ve been a parent for a decade now and the minute that I think I have it all figured out, here comes a new phase…a new challenge if you will. My kids are 6 and 10 and they are entirely different kids. I’ve always been amazed at how that happens....
Let Freedom Ring: A Message to Our Daughters

Let Freedom Ring: A Message to Our Daughters

This post is dedicated to all of my little princesses out there who’ve ever felt left out, rejected, lonely, unaccepted, and unloved. My message is simple today: YOU ARE ENOUGH and YOU ARE LOVED! As a mom of a 7-year old African American, kinky curly-haired...