We have the same routine for bedtime. After a bath filled with toys and bubbles, Harper gets dressed in brightly colored pajamas and I say the same thing each evening, “Go pick two books”. He often comes back with two books and some nights it’s three books. One popular book he enjoys reading over and […]Read more "1 2 3s of Thankfulness"
Whatever brings you joy should hold as much space in your life as the responsibilities we bare.Read more "Quiddity"
I recently saw a short clip on the podcast Good Mom Bad Choices. They had a guest on that did not believe in the “soft life”. She argued she would not lead with her pussy forward but rather her intellect. I don’t have the exact quote but it went something like that. One host argued […]Read more "All my life I had to fight: what is the soft life?"
It’s so easy to forget. This life of ours is fragile, and often we can go from pure joy to sadness by an event, by a comment, by an unforeseen foe. I wrote recently about how children are able to find joy and beauty in the everyday. It’s through the eyes of my toddler that […]Read more "This Life of Ours"
How long must the bodies of black women be at the mercy of others?Read more "Preponderance"
Alongside the elusive joy stands pain.Read more "Joy, pain, and everything in between"
How are you? Aside from inflation, inconsistent grocery items at your favorite grocery store and good ‘ole traffic, how’s your health? As of this writing, it’s safe to assume that you know someone or you in fact are that someone that has experienced a respiratory illness. A few weeks ago I found myself struggling to […]Read more "Resistant"
The Earth has spoken, she cannot be mirthful with the current state of events.Read more "Viva Voce: Earth Has Spoken"
I love a good back and forth on social media. Readers, I know it sounds messy. However, a good back and forth discourse among strangers makes me want to grab some popcorn. Quiet as it’s kept, I try to keep it cute online. I do not have the desire or energy to go back and […]Read more "Stop the quibbles and the squabbles-we really run the gamut"
Everyone hardly waits for the other person to speak before they rattle off their speaking points curated from their own social bubble.Read more "“it shouldn’t be this scary to talk about anything”"
It is not until I am in the midst of joy that I become aware of the void of pain.Read more "E·bul·lience"