I heard about this novel Yellow Wife by Sedeqa Johnson. I noticed that people were becoming overwhelmingly emotional. Not in a typical “I love this book” type of way, but with grave conviction.
Quote of the Week
You are growing into consciousness, and my wish for you is that you feel no need to constrict yourself to make other people comfortable.” ― Ta-Nehisi Coates, Between the World and Me’ I believe that sometimes society unfairly imposes rules that can be restrictive and frustrating. These rules can sometimes be grounded in our insecurities, fears, and... Continue Reading →
Snowdays fun and My Review for The Rabbit That Listened
My son’s school canceled class due to inclement weather. Last year's stay-at-home mandate overwhelmed us, but now bunkering at home does not bother us. We know how to adjust and enjoy each other. John John’s new buzz word is "I'm bored". Preschoolers like to discover new catchphrases and repeat them constantly. I decide to... Continue Reading →
Quote of the Week Johnnie Taylor “I believe in You”
“One thing I can say about The people of the world today They see you with a good thing They want to take it away “But I believe in you You believe in me too, yeah- Johnnie Taylor Me, minding my good business; cruising one ,early Saturday morning. My local radio station plays Blues every... Continue Reading →
New ways to say hello in a virtual classroom -My Childrens Review for How Will I Say Hello by Mary Catherine Hillman
Since the COVID Quarantine, Zoom, Marco Polo, Skype, and messenger have become very routine in our home. I wonder, "How old will I be when cell phones become obsolete and virtual communication is the standard way people connect?" I’m not ready for the virtual shift, but I believe that my 3-year-old son and his generation... Continue Reading →
Quote of the Week
We all have aspirations, but how often do these aspirations hold our focus?
My Book Review for I Almost Forgot About You by Terry McMillan…reconnecting? or nah?
Lately, I have been reading too many technical, "how to", research, and self help books. I'm tired of working on projects and figuring things out. I need a break. I have been craving a gossipy, tea sipping page turner. Terry McMillan's novel,I Almost Forgot About You, did not disappoint. This book was everything I needed... Continue Reading →
Back to School Book Review on Lady P’s First Day
This year’s family vacation was short but heartfelt. We went to the country to visit family. My son was overjoyed. He was welcomed, fed, and showered with love. He tirelessly played, laughed, and made new friends. His huge smile revealed how much he needed and appreciated this moment. I don't think we realized how this... Continue Reading →
Why I started Blogging and What’s changing
Before this blog, my life could be described with one word- "heavy". I was overwhelmed with things that I didn't like, didn't want to do, or didn't feel like doing. I loved my family but I felt I couldn't enjoy them because of constant mundane and unfulfilling tasks.I desperately wanted an opportunity to take care... Continue Reading →
Lessons Learned on the eve of age 40
The past 20 years has a beautiful journey. For this new decade, one of my most important intentions is that I live for myself and no one else.