Happiness: Straight From a Box

She had fun, and for, what feels like the first time since I started working, I was able to give her a little bit of "the before" & it came straight from a box. 


From One Step Parent to Another, with love

I am a step mother to a vibrant, beautiful, smart 6 (almost 7) year old girl, Nylah. The delicate dynamic between her parents has made the bond her and I share, very unique and special. I was also able to parent Nylah, for a time, before I became pregnant and had Yamina. So, in a way,… Continue reading From One Step Parent to Another, with love

Snap back… What’s That?! 

When I found out I was pregnant I was 115 pounds soaking wet... by the time I delivered I was 168 (dear god). I didn't over indulge (I mean...occasionally), I walked often and was mindful of how I ate. I just packed on weight, like nobodies business. I was unphased, Truly, I thought I would… Continue reading Snap back… What’s That?!