What is New Orleans, to a native New Orleanian?

Katrina changed everything for New Orleans and us natives. I am the remaining native in my immediate family. I have a sister who lives in Gretna. I told my husband that I will never sell my home and leave New Orleans. I am generational.

All Saints Day: A New Orleans Experience

Typically, you fill find true-blue, New Orleanians celebrating the tradition of All Saints Day by going to the graves of the family members. At those graves, all of the old flowers would be removed. Some families clean the grave headstones, and other graves will receive a fresh coat of paint. In New Orleans Creole families,…

Hurricane Ida Chronicles Pt. 1

Blog: Today I cried to my doctoral professor. That was my first real cry since Hurricane Ida happened, and someone just listened. Thank you God! My professor asked if he could pray with me over the phone. He’s a real one ☝🏽

Congratulations: Mandy Moore is a Mom.

As we continue to live in the new world of Covid-19, more moms are joining the mom family. This new journey has been interesting to many new moms since the beginning of Covid-19, more than one year ago. One year later, Mandy and her husband Taylor Goldsmith have a cute baby boy named, August Harrison….

Honestly Ma’am

Today’s post is a little different. As I embark on this new journey as a doctoral student, I am excited to where it ends: Doctor of Education degree. I am working and enrolled in graduated school, pursuing my Doctor of Education in Organizational Leadership with emphasis in K-12 education. At the same time, I just…

Wellness Wednesday and Therapeutic Thursday Blog 2/28 & 3/1

Happy March 2018 Loves, Yesterday left me needing a short break and I forgot to up load the Wellness Wednesday post. I needed some much needed wellness care and was going to the gym. Unfortunately, Lambchop’s autism center called and told me his ABA (applied behavior analysis), therapist called in short notice and I needed…

Celebrating Valentine’s Day with the ones you love!

ROSES ARE RED VIOLETS ARE BLUE TODAY IS ABOUT LOVE AND I LOVE YOU!!!!!! There is nothing more poignant than spending Valentine’s Day with the loves of your life. My husband and son are those persons. They bring me a whirlwind of emotions on a daily basis, lol! Nevertheless, we as wives and mothers would…

Baby news for Scandal Actress Kerry Washington :-)

The amazing actress (Scandal, Django, etc), and her husband (former NFL standout), Nnamdi Asomugha, have welcomed a healthy baby boy named, Caleb Kelechi Asomugha. They are now the beautiful family of four. The family welcomed a daughter, Isabelle, in April 2014. Congrats!!! photo credit: google images  

Kid meltdown; working through mommyhood😒

Today, was my day!  Kid had a meltdown cause husband playing catch me & kids wasn’t done having fun.  Kid has to go to camp. Dad must go to work.  Me: thinking: this is gonna end bad!  Dad forgot the rules of the house.  Pack kid up and leave quickly. But! Nooooo! He just had…

Shopping for kids with Autism

In addition to posting about my fashion and makeup pointers, frequently I will post about Lambchop. He’s my son. He has autism. It’s been a journey to say the least. This weekend was a blast for us.  This is a snap shot of his play area. He was excited when he say all of the…