What I Hope My Daughter Learns This School Year

I've been spending a lot of time reflecting on this last school year, my daughter's first official year in middle school, while thinking about the year that lies ahead. Sixth grade is kind of a big … [Read more...]

Letter to my daughters // 23

Dear Jalayla Bee, Today was the first day of 4th grade. Yesterday you told me that I was going to cry. You know me so well. This morning you sat in the bed with Lola and I told you I wanted to tell … [Read more...]

Back to School

Today the Little Miss returned to school after a long winter break. She's only been gone for a few hours but I miss her so much. We've been side by side for most of her break and even went on a mommy … [Read more...]

{Hers} A letter to my daughter

Dear Jalayla, It’s 6 am and I’m up.  I keep waiting to hear your footsteps as you make your way to our room so you can cuddle for a few moments before it’s time to officially begin our day … [Read more...]