Do Unto Others

This morning as I was getting me and my daughter dressed, I overheard a story on the news this morning about four kids who kidnapped, tortured, and beat up a mentally disabled man. When I first heard about the story, I quickly rushed to the shower. The news was showing clips of the video that…

Does Money Really Make You Wealthy

We’ve all heard about how cruel celebrities can be towards people who are less of than them. We’ve heard about how they treat people, how high they put themselves up on a pedestal. We’ve even witnessed these upsetting scenes live. With so much technology in the world, you’d think they’d take better precautions to portray…

Budget Til You Cut It

Let’s face it, budgeting is hard to do. You go  into this store, or that store and you tell yourself, you’re only going to spend “X” amount of dollars. You walk in with your head held high and confident that you aren’t going to over spend. You are walking through the aisle and you are…

Why Beyoncé?

‘So lately, there’s been a lot of controversy about Mrs. Knowles-Carter performing at the Country Music Awards (CMAs). There’s been a lot of criticism, harsh comments, and negativity thrown her way. But, the question is why? Why so much “shade” and harshness towards her? Is it because she’s Beyoncé? Or is it because some people…

Yoga-licious

So for all of my workout fanatics out there, I’m sure you’ve done yoga at some point in your daily routine. Well yesterday, was my first time trying yoga, and I have to say it’s the best thing I’ve tried since sliced sushi.  Lately, I’ve started following a 15 day model workout plan by a…

In Living Color…..

About a week ago, I posted a picture of a rainbow that me and my daughter saw on the way to the grocery store. While scrolling through the Google Play store, I came across this app called Prisma. It lets you add vibrant colors to your pictures to give them a different feel. It’s amazing…

Quote of the Day…..

When a friend is in trouble, do not annoy him/her by asking if there’s anything you can do. Think up something appropriate and do it. -Thomas Jones Many times, when our friends are in trouble, our natural instinct is to want to help. The problem is, often times we don’t know how to help. We…

Role Modeling Scene: Take 1

So lately, my daughter has been having issues with the children in her class saying that her hair is funny and that it’s weird. My daughter has no chemicals in her hair, so it’s her natural hair texture. When I wash it and let it out, she has a huge afro. I love her hair….

Flat Tummy Tea: The New Diet Trend

Let’s face it, dieting has been a trending topic lately. I mean the word is every where. It’s in the grocery stores, the television shows, heck it’s even in the clothing stores. It’s like the new fashion trend. People talk about dieting like it’s a new hairstyle, or the latest pair of shoes. Anyone who…

Zika Virus: Rising Epidemic

Lately in the news we’ve been hearing about how the Zika Virus is on the rise, and that the CDC (Centers for Disease Control) is working effortlessly to keep this contained. But, what do we really know about this virus? What are the major effects of this virus? Should we be concerned? Below are a…

Online Dating: Good or Bad Idea

So, on yesterday while I was getting ready for work, I heard on the news about a young man who met a woman off of one of the popular online dating sites and was later killed. Apparently, he met the woman on the Plenty of Fish dating website, not sure how long they exchanged conversation,…