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,…

Who’s responsible for getting women back to work?

Aren’t we as women responsible for our own career paths? Yes 🙌🏽 we are. I would revise this question by asking: What can we do to assist women to … Who’s responsible for getting women back to work?

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 ☝🏽

Who’s responsible for getting women back to work?

Aren’t we as women responsible for our own career paths? Yes 🙌🏽 we are. I would revise this question by asking: What can we do to assist women to get back to work post Covid-19. From an article via, Business of Fashion, How fashion can get women back to work, details how one agency launched…

4373fashionlane, LLC: Business Coaching is possible!!!!

Sometimes it takes a monumental event like COVID-19, to kick start a career into a new lane. For me, career and business coaching has always been a niche for me. I am a Career and Technical Educator for at risk students. In the last four years that has been my focus. Training and teaching young…

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 BLOG 2/21/18

I am in the 3rd day of the week after a long Mardi Gras week off and two days trying to get over a viral infection. I do not feel as if I had enough time to get better. Between taking care of my son, who has autism and is under me 24/7, to the…

Sunday blog: church, gym and self preservation

Today I realized a few things: I sacrifice a lot for the ones I love. I don’t take out enough time for myself. I need more workout time for my physical fitness and preservation. I need to be more assertive to my spouse about needing me time. It’s ok to be selfish when you have…

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…

Sick, blogging and Instagram love for Thursday, Feb 7, 2018

You understand the drill, wake up, go to work, feel sick, go to the doctor, come home. Next day, the same thing. Well today, I am home with an upper respiratory infection and fever. It’s really crazy how much of a difference going to an Urgent care clinic is from going to the emergency room….

Transitioning from Extensions to Natural Haircare? The struggle :)

The struggle of the 6-8 week relaxer treatments for women of color is an ongoing struggle. I love my straight edges. However, I do not like the chemical burns, relaxer smell and the new growth. I have been wearing extensions, since August. I love them but hate the price. I took them out last night….

Where am I getting my inspiration from?

To begin this season of Super Soul Sessions off on the correcting footing, I was in need of constant spiritual feeding. Blogging is a spectators sport. You begin a blog and for me, I always want to remain authentic. So, no my numbers are not astronomical but I am pressing my way authentically me. A…