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Be True To Yourself

The last few mornings I’ve found myself setting small daily goals. Sometimes I fall short of those goals but it never stops me from repeating new goals the next morning. As I lay in bed and the sun fights it’s way thru my bedroom shades I can’t stop thinking about one lesson I want my Read the full article…

Love to the Lovers

“I have decided to stick with love. Hate is too great a burden to bear.” -Martin Luther King Jr. This particular quote spoke volumes to me as I came across it in my daily stroll through Instagram. It wasn’t the first time I read this quote from our great Martin Luther King Jr. However, this Read the full article…

Me, Myself, & I

As I begin this new year with the wisdom I’ve gained over my years of tears and triumphs, I’ve come to the realization that the hardest relationship we will encounter in life is with ourselves. Once we have found peace and happiness within ourselves, it is then that our relationships with everything and everyone else Read the full article…

Tis The Season (Christmas Giveaway)

When I opened my eyes this morning I thought about what really matters in life. Conversely I thought about the things that matter the least, which I have mistakingly given too much attention. One of my favorite sayings is, “we live and we learn.” I’ve learned a lot this year. One of the most important Read the full article…

Listen & Learn

I want to share a secret with you guys. Promise not to tell anyone? (which is clearly a rhetorical question because NOBODY keeps a secret anymore). Early on during my pregnancy, before I found out the gender of my baby, I used to pray for a boy. I would always tell everyone I was yearning Read the full article…

Knowledge Is True Beauty

As I lay here restless, cuddling my sleeping baby girl, I am compelled to reflect on the lessons that this life has taught me. One of my favorite sayings is, “you don’t change the world, the world changes you.” Like most of life’s lessons, I learned that the hard way. I wish I could say Read the full article…

A Mommy Not So Far Away By: Rachael McQueen Robertson

How many of us moms as children would play with our dolls pretending they were our babies? Always eager to change or feed “the baby.” As we became mothers we quickly learned that being a mommy took a lot more out of us than a quick diaper change or the 2am feedings. However, the feeling Read the full article…

Unexpected Crossovers & Sacrifices

Life is full of unexpected turns and crossovers. A phrase I heard some years back that to this day gives me a genuine smile is, “If you want to make God smile, tell Him your plans!” I love that phrase because as humans living in the world, we often forget that God is in control. Read the full article…

10 Baby Items You DON’T Need

Stores are loaded with aisles and aisles of gear for the tiniest person in your house. There are even stores dedicated to only selling baby items. How can someone so little need so much? The answer is…they don’t. Babies eat, sleep, and poop, simply put. You don’t need much to accomplish those things. But, when Read the full article…

Product Review: Mylanta

With summer around the corner, I would imagine that most of my fellow mommies will be at the pool with their babies pretty often. We all know how sensitive our babies’ skin can be at times. Just the other day, baby Jada went for a swim and ended up with a slight rash on her Read the full article…

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