Pregnant and Not-So Fabulous

Being pregnant has been difficult. Especially while caring for an overly energetic three year old. My motivation has been shot, I struggle with tiredness and fatigue, mood swings, I can assume my fellow mothers get where I'm coming from. I've really had a difficult time keeping my blog posts consistent. However, I've been striving. Whenever I can, I work towards my goals. Even if its just one small thing checked off my to-do list, I know that small steps help. Constantly working at achieving my dreams. I hope all of you that do read my blogs understand. I will get better God willing....more

I Want To Be Like Kim Kardashian.

Just kidding I don't; if you do more power to you, I won't judge. It's taken me a long time to appreciate my features and what makes me, me. However, there are a lot of influences out there that can make us all self-conscious. On social media and magazines we are prone to seeing one standard of beauty which is white, thin, tall and long hair. Black women and women of other ethnicities are not revered. And when they are, they maybe "exotic" looking or of mixed race. ...more

Being a Stay-At-Home Parent: Its Challenges and Joys.

Working from your abode can be a dream come true for some. Spending time with your child or children, making your own schedule, homeschooling and tackling your to-do list at your own pace is great. However, the monotony of doing the same thing everyday, being cooped up and dealing with young children can be stressful at times. It can sometimes cause you to put your own goals on the backburner and before you know it, time will have passed and your ambitions haven't been accomplished....more

No Fuss Make-Up/On-the-Go Face of the Day

I don't know about you but I dislike spending too much time on my makeup when I wear it. I usually am running out the door when I apply it and I like a routine that is quick and easy. I save the elaborate face for more fancy occasions. When I need a quick beat, I pull out a few items that'll do the job....more

You're Exactly Where You're Supposed To Be

It's easy to look at others' lives and admire their lifestyle or wish we were in their shoes. It's easy to feel bad about ourselves or the current situations we may be in. We may even feel a slight bit (some of us more than slight) of jealousy when we go on social media or watch T.V. and see the seemingly awesome lives individuals are having. Why is my life not going as planned? Well, it may be. ...more

Ways To Spruce Yourself Up

Losing one's self-confidence can be difficult. Our self-esteem can decrease due to a multitude of circumstances. However, the upside is we can recover. If you find yourself needing a self-esteem boost keep reading for ways to feel like yourself and better in no time.If you look good, you feel good. Give yourself a mini makeover. It doesn't have to be a drastic change. A new haircut or hairstyle, a new color of lipstick or lipgloss or adding a new, stylish piece to your wardrobe can give you a much needed boost....more

Self Confidence: Do You Have It?

Self-confidence is defined in the merriam-webster dictionary as confidence in oneself and in one's powers and abilities. In this age of selfies and the eagerness to show others via social media how fabulous our lives are, it's easy to brag and fake an appearance of contentment even when we're not. We can easily seem confident by how we speak, dress, and interact with others. However, how we treat ourselves, the relationships we choose to engage in and the activities we choose to be a part of may say otherwise....more

Business In The Front, Party In The Back

Business in the front, party in the back.  Why do some of us feel like we must act differently at work then we do at home and outside of the workplace?...more

My Natural Hair Regimen

In 2009 when I decided to go natural, I had no idea the time and care it would take to maintain my hair. I naively assumed that going natural meant less fuss. This might be true if your hair is short however, the longer (or thicker) hair grows, the more care and maintenance that is needed. I was pretty lazy with my hair and I didn't have a hair-care system to maintain it. Now that I've learned more about my hair, I know what works and what doesn't. Below are the steps I take to keep my hair as healthy as I can....more