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For 35 years I have lived without seeing the value of getting massages. Instead, I used to say the following:  "I am too ticklish to get a massage" "I am uncomfortable with strangers touching me" "A massage isn't a magical experience and...
This month was filled with loss that really hurt. On February 2nd, Kahlil and I said goodbye to our beloved 12-year old Tuxedo cat. Then, on February 22nd, I lost my Aunt Sonia, who was my mom's eldest sister.   Losing...
I’m not a big Mother’s Day person. Growing up my own mother wasn't a big fan of holidays or celebrations. This attitude usually meant Mother's Day wasn't a big deal in my home. But this year? This year, I’m...
You've probably spent the last couple of months preparing for this moment. Your baby is turning one, and you've decided that the time has finally come to have the party of all parties. You're going to make sure this...
Motherhood is hard when you don't feel supported by the people around you. I am lucky enough to have the support of my hubby who is equally committed to caring for our son KJ. Not to mention close friends...
Today my beautiful, bold, and brilliant son KJ turns 6 months old!!! I am both amazed and shocked that 6 months ago he was an unapologetic fetus inside of my belly kicking my stomach all day long.  Typically, I share...
Sometimes the unexpected happens. For me, it seems that it usually happens on a daily basis! This is my list of what to expect after having a baby.  Take a minute to read over these 6 things that I can...
As a busy mom (like me), you're probably all too familiar with the feeling of waking up on a Monday morning with no makeup on, then realizing you have to go to get dressed for work. Or maybe you're...
After dealing with six months of foot pain, my suspicions were confirmed. I have plantar fasciitis. Now what? First, I had to understand what was going on with my body...THANK YOU Google :)  Plantar fasciitis is a common condition that causes...
My son is, by any measure, the best thing that has ever happened to me. He makes me laugh every day, he's incredibly kind—and gives me shnuggles when I need them the most. Because he's growing up so fast,...