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...]

The Last Day of 4th Grade

I wrote this on your last day of school. One day you will scroll through countless photos on IG and may or may not read the captains. So, I am posting it here too...just in case. (posted … [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...]

A Colorful Send Off

I am a little late in posting this but nonetheless, wanted to share. After all, as of today we are officially almost through the third week of school and slowly but surely I am getting the hang of … [Read more...]

{His} My Journey Back to School

My journey back to school was a tough decision be it that I was pretty comfortable with my financial status as well as my schedule. I also worked full time. After hanging out with one of my cousins … [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...]

{Their Journey} Summer Break

Today was the last day of school for the Little Miss.  For her, confirmation that summer has officially begun. For me confirmation that my Little Miss won't be little for long.  This morning our … [Read more...]