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Side Baby: Could You Accept Your Significant Others?

If you haven't watched the season finale of Insecure I suggest you ignore this article until you finish the season. If you've had the chance to enjoy all the drama, keep on reading because baby do I have some shit to say. First of all I'm going to start off with, WE ALL SEEN IT… Continue reading Side Baby: Could You Accept Your Significant Others?

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The Truth of Single Parenthood

Being a parent is truly a wonderful experience. I can’t wait for the day I can experience all the one in a lifetime moments with my children. I commend all parents, but I give a special praise to single parents.  The job of parenting isn’t always an easy task. I’ve known this after watching my… Continue reading The Truth of Single Parenthood

My Life Be Like, poetry

Little Brown Boy

This one time in 2020… I had to tell my son about his chocolate skin in America… How his skin is so dark he might be mistaken for a monkey or a hoodlum. How his big natural curly afro can be offensive to some people with no melanin in their skin. How to keep his… Continue reading Little Brown Boy

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Dear (Insert Your Name Here)

Life requires us to perform an overview on those around us. We get use to the comfort of people, places, and even ourselves that we forget to acknowledge our appreciation. If not our appreciation, then just our growth or changed perception. Sometimes our actions aren’t reflective of the words we have in our hearts. Our… Continue reading Dear (Insert Your Name Here)

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Why Are Children More Behaved With Dad?

Photo by Chris Benson on Unsplash Recently I let my son go stay with his dad for a night; a well deserved break from all the homeschooling and yelling I've been doing. I picked him back up the next day and everything was all good. My son was acting like this perfect little angel, in the car that… Continue reading Why Are Children More Behaved With Dad?

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RTR: When Will It Be My Turn?

Whenever I find out that someone I know or follow on social media is expecting a child, I am happy for them, but a part of me is bitter. I have always longed for the day I become a mother. I was supposed to graduate from college, find a good job, marry a "college sweetheart",… Continue reading RTR: When Will It Be My Turn?

My Life Be Like, poetry

Love, the verb

Call this a song, a poem. Just be sure to put love in front.  You’ve been with me through all my different hairstyles  I still remember when I made sure to wear mascara whenever we were together  Then I stopped  You didn’t notice the difference  Thirteen years later and I’m so thankful that smile is… Continue reading Love, the verb

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Living Single 2020: 8 Reasons to Stay Single this Year

1.SECURE THE BAG! Being single allows you to stack up your money and secure the bag.  There's nothing worse than running into financial issues with your partner, however, when you are single, you are not obligated to share the wealth and you can spend or stack your money freely.  The only adult who gets to enjoy… Continue reading Living Single 2020: 8 Reasons to Stay Single this Year

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Maybe It’ll Be Better If He’s Older

I hate dating. I hate everything about it. I'm not too fond of the games, the scheduling, the facades, people trying to impress you, getting to know someone for nothing, ghosting (even though I have done my fair share), the phrase when am I going to see you, all of it. I need one person… Continue reading Maybe It’ll Be Better If He’s Older

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Unsolicited Stories

It was her face. Her eyes to be exact. Kind and honest is what they called them. Private moments spilled when they made contact with another’s. At the market, walking down the street, checking the mail. James said, “You think your pain and your heartbreak are unprecedented in the history of the world, but then… Continue reading Unsolicited Stories