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Be Grateful For It

In the spirit of the season, we should take the time to truly reflect on reasons we have to be grateful. I’ve heard so many people use the phrase, “Just throw away the whole 2020.” as if nothing positive has … Continue reading

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Steps to a Healthier Me

A couple of weeks ago I blogged about my doctor’s appointment and my blood pressure scare. I returned to the doctor last week and while my blood pressure was still slightly elevated, it was much better than the previous visit. … Continue reading

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Self (S)Care – Physical Health Edition

After losing my father a little over a year ago, I spent countless months focusing on self care that included protecting my mental and emotional stability. I spent numerous hours in therapy, spent time alone, enjoyed the outdoors, helped others … Continue reading

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God Grant Me the Serenity

As educators, we are all moving into the state of the unknown. Everyday, something different is transpiring behind closed doors that have an impact on many families. Anxiety is building, tempers are flaring and some are falling by the wayside. … Continue reading

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Motivational Quotes

As I get closer to finishing grad school, the more difficult it is to stay motivated. It appears that many of the tasks have become redundant and we are being issued assignments to buy time until we cross the finish … Continue reading

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Goal Digger

2020 arrived and revised our lives. Many adjustments have been made in an effort to keep moving. 2020 has grounded us in fear, dread and agitation. In all of my years of experiencing social media, I have never encountered so … Continue reading

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Dear Son,

Dear Son, The day has come and you have crossed the threshold into what many call “manhood”. It is now time for you to fly and as your mother I vow not to clip your wings, but allow you to … Continue reading

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Breaking Generational Curses

Generational curses are considered negative patterns from your family history that are repeated in your own life. I was first introduced to the idea of generational curses when I became a budding teenager. I was getting closer to the age … Continue reading

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May is Mental Health Awareness Month

As many of you know, May is Mental Health Awareness Month and there is no time like the present to really focus on our health and wellness. As mentioned in a previous post, I started seeing a psychologist in October … Continue reading

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No Sports??!?

I keep a very busy schedule in the spring and summer and much of that is attributed to being the mom of an athlete. With the spread of Covid-19 and the cancellation of sports, life has taken a drastic turn … Continue reading

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