I was never one of those girls who hoped and wished to one day be a mom. I grew up Muslim with a single mother and was her only child. And I was taught that you get married and then have children. I used to say that I would get married in blue jeans and … Continue reading You Are a Part of the less than 1% of Women who get Pregnant on Depo
Today my very first guest post comes from Kymani, my 7-year-old. He is currently working on a project for school titled "The Story of Me". One of his tasks was to interview his oldest living relative. It was amazing to watch and she had such interesting information, so we have decided to share it with … Continue reading Ky Interviews his Great Great Grandma
For the past two weeks or so I have been having an inner fight with myself to overcome depression, and I have not been winning. I've been laying in bed with no sense of purpose. Skipping classes, skipping homework assignments, letting my house become a wreck, snapping on people who care about me, separating myself … Continue reading Trust the Process
Maxwell turned 3 last week. Don't ask me how. I haven't quite figured out how it has already been three years, but here we are. Paw Patrol is all the rave right now, so of course, we had to have a Paw Patrol Paw-ty! (get it) I'll be the first to say that I'm a … Continue reading Time to Paw-ty!
Cooking sucked but eating was great! If you’ve been following the blog then you know that I hate cooking but decided to cook 5 full meals for my family this past week. Let me start by saying that it was NOT easy so I want to take a moment of silence to give it up … Continue reading Cooking Sucks…But we ate Goood
Lord, what am I getting myself into? Ok. Growing up, I don't remember there being a lot of cooking or the entire family gathering to cook and having a good, fun, home cooking time. I do remember there being big family events and I do remember there always being delicious food unless we were going … Continue reading 5 Meals to Cook for the Mom Who Hates Cooking
I wrote this last year about my mother who lost her battle with Breast Cancer 7 years ago. And because I still feel the same as I did then and felt like I really set it all out on the table I wanted to share this with you here. The last time I cried. I … Continue reading The Last Time I Cried
This will be my year of self-discovery and self-care. Self-love and self-awareness.
Did I mention I was a photographer? Well, I dabble. I began learning photography in the military where I served as a Mass Communication Specialist and now that I am out (and freeeee), I have delved into it on my own. The part about photography that is the most fun to me is that the … Continue reading My First Styled Shoot and Why You Should Attend One
Getting dressed is not my strong suit (hehe). I wore a uniform for almost 10 years and when I was not in uniform it was just too much work to find an outfit to wear all of the time. So most days I would resort to leggings and a t-shirt. Now that I am free … Continue reading The Stitch Fix Experience