Journey’s 6th Month Update: Happy Half Birthday

“Children are not things to be molded, but people to be unfolded” -Jess Lair Happy half birthday Gummy Bear, I know I say this a lot, but I love you so much!  You are such a sweet, sweet baby. Anytime I watch someone with you, they are beaming from ear to ear.  There is somethingContinue reading “Journey’s 6th Month Update: Happy Half Birthday”

Journey’s 4 & 5 month update: Peace in chaos

Fat Fat (Daddy’s nickname for you), We were making moves these past two months! Though not a fan of your carseat, you have enjoyed the destinations once we have arrived.  There was a sense of peace between the two of us this month. I feel like we got into a groove. I am learning youContinue reading “Journey’s 4 & 5 month update: Peace in chaos”

The Fourth Trimester: Journey Isabelle

Journey Bell, My little lovebug!  What a blessing of a child you have been these three months.  You were born just a few days before thanksgiving and you are indeed one of the best gifts.  Spending the holidays with a newborn baby reminded me just how important the little things are, like watching you smileContinue reading “The Fourth Trimester: Journey Isabelle”

Why I didn’t blog this pregnancy

Today I watched a video that instructed two people to stare at each other in silence for four minutes. There was a lot of giggling initially, then intense pondering, concluded with tears. Every single pairing ended in tears.  The footage reminded me just how much healing there is in silence.  Some have asked why IContinue reading “Why I didn’t blog this pregnancy”

How I almost drowned

I love a good quote.  Don’t believe me? Ask my Pinterest followers. And my Instagram followers. Ok, and my Facebook followers.  I am kind of obsessed. Guilty.  But, I have always marveled at the fact that in the matter of the 4…5 seconds that it takes to read a good quote that your mood canContinue reading “How I almost drowned”

Premature Goodbyes

Many of you know I am a pretty vocal person; especially when it comes to race related issues, but these past few weeks have left me speechless.  Literally I just am devastated by the message that is being sent to all the black men of this nation.  So instead of ranting I just want toContinue reading “Premature Goodbyes”

Lady of Rage

So today I found out I have an obsessive personality.  Here I go diagnosing myself again.  Why you may ask?  Let me tell you. When I like something I really like it! Like a lot.  In sixth grade I REALLY liked this guy.  He had a favorite rap song.  To impress him I learned allContinue reading “Lady of Rage”

Don’t sing happy birthday to me

While in a store I saw a pretty awesome device. I said “Gosh I need to find someone to buy that for as a gift”. Someone I met just that day looked at me and said “You! You are that person; get it for yourself.” It was a quick moment. We laughed. I left. AfterContinue reading “Don’t sing happy birthday to me”

Genesis ONE year update:

Genesis, It’s happened!  You are officially ONE! I thought long and hard about what I wanted this post to be.  First it won’t include any pictures…well because Mommy got a new phone and her computer crashed, so those will come later.  But the more I thought about it, that was ok because I just wantContinue reading “Genesis ONE year update:”