20+ Reflective Journal Prompts for Positive Parenting

I started a journal for my son when I was pregnant. I documented what I was reading to him while in the womb, when I felt his first moves and different milestones as they happened, to name a few. It was therapeutic for me and brought me comfort to know that one day he will use it to connect back to himself. After birth, I … Continue reading 20+ Reflective Journal Prompts for Positive Parenting

5 Ways To Maintain Your Mental Health During COVID-19

High Stress And Heavy Energy The energy right now is heavy. You walk into a grocery store and the shelves are still practically empty especially paper products. At one point, I had to travel nearly an hour away to find toilet paper. The conversations are tense about the rising number of deaths that are classified as COVID-19. Atlanta highways are bare. People afraid to stand … Continue reading 5 Ways To Maintain Your Mental Health During COVID-19

Breathe With Me Barbie Teaches Children Self Care Through Meditation

As someone who has her bouts with anxiety, I have mentioned meditation and breathing exercises to practice mindfulness. Meditation loosens the connections to particular neural pathways to protect against mental health conditions. Meditation has the ability to lower stress by decreasing the presence of cortisol. In fact, studies have shown that mindful mediation can help students to achieve better grades. This is in part by … Continue reading Breathe With Me Barbie Teaches Children Self Care Through Meditation

5 Reasons I Chose To Not Sleep Train My Baby

In my early 20’s, I didn’t understand why mother’s would run to their crying baby and not sleep train. Shocking, right? I had strong opinions about how babies should be forced into independence. These weren’t my own of course. It was all conditioning. However, the older I got and the more I started to understand the big job of raising children, I raised questions about … Continue reading 5 Reasons I Chose To Not Sleep Train My Baby

Nuby Natural Soothing Gel & Gum-EEZ Teether Teething Review

I have to say teething is by far the only part of this motherhood journey that bums me out! It isn’t because I can’t handle it, but because I know it bothers him. So, I wanted to find a way that I could help him through the process. He has teething rings, but he didn’t take well to holding something very cold in his hand … Continue reading Nuby Natural Soothing Gel & Gum-EEZ Teether Teething Review

You Should Argue In Front Of Your Children As Long As You Do THIS After

Let’s be honest: most of us have seen adults argue when we were children. Whether it be with a friend, family member or partner/spouse. You were probably told to “stay in a child’s place”. On the flipside, maybe you never saw your parents or any adults disagreeing in front of you. It’s possible that they felt that you were not emotionally equipped to handle the … Continue reading You Should Argue In Front Of Your Children As Long As You Do THIS After

5 Ways That Your Self Care May Be A Toxic Coping Mechanism

When you become a parent, especially a mother, self-care is one of the most common topics you will hear from veteran parents. In all honesty, self-care is vital for new mothers because it is a deliberate act meant to address mental, spiritual, emotional and physical health. In my early 20’s, my favorite areas of self-care were increasing my credit score, enjoying my place of peace … Continue reading 5 Ways That Your Self Care May Be A Toxic Coping Mechanism

20+ Family Traditions For The Millennial Family

When I was younger, I didn’t understand the importance of family traditions and how they contribute to the health of the family well-being. In family traditions, when a family places high focus outside of the nuclear family, they create what is called an entropic family. The entropic family is a nuclear family that loses its emotional ties and bonds with one another. This happens when … Continue reading 20+ Family Traditions For The Millennial Family

How I Increased My Breastmilk Supply After Being Sick

I was never worried about getting sick because I hadn’t gotten sick in years. In 2016, I started cutting different meats out of my diet, then went Vegan in 2017. I was in the best health I had ever been in my life. Even when I was pregnant and indulged on one of my cravings (check out this video to see what I mean), I … Continue reading How I Increased My Breastmilk Supply After Being Sick