Self Care

What makes you feel good? This answer will vary for everyone. I know for me I love deep tissue massages (the last one I had wasn’t great simply because of Covid-19 precautions). I had to stay face down and masked while my breasts filled with milk). Lesson learned: deep tissue massages for me are a […]

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20 of My Favorite Pods!

I love to talk. I started talking at a relatively young age and I haven’t stopped yet. Therefore, it is no surprise that I am an avid listener of podcasts. The peak started when I was on maternity leave in the midst of the pandemic. Harper was born right before the world shut down. We […]

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Non-fungible tokens

Years ago when I was still in high school I attended a private fundraiser for my local community center. As I made my way around the room, snacking on cheese and crackers, shrimp cocktail and mini pastry puffs I began a conversation with an older man. He wore glasses and had a blazer with the […]

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CoComelon Nation

CoComelon runs the world. Okay, maybe not the world, but this popular children’s show has dominated the households with young children all over America and the world at large. My household has succumbed to the mesmerizing songs and images of a picturesque family and their community. The songs are contagious and I find myself hopping […]

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Love, Locs, and Plants

At some point I began planning events in my head. I daydreamed about what outfits I would pack for my trip to Virginia. I haven’t been to this part of the country in years and I looked forward to traveling outside of Connecticut. “Maybe I need new luggage too?” I thought as I perused online […]

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I’m Ready

Please stand if you’re ready for a vacation. Dear reader please imagine me standing with both arms up; waving frantically from side to side. Me! Me! Me! Me! I’m ready! I’d also then like a vacation from my vacation to literally and figuratively unpack it all. This past weekend I had the pleasure of taking […]

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ADORE

Mothers: Y’all alright? There’s this really amazing thing that happened to me when I was pregnant and after I gave birth. Women, near and far checked in on me. Randomly, without a specific reason. It seems like just yesterday I was caring for a newborn in what felt like new world. Prior to Harper’s birth […]

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J U B I L A T I O N

I’m elated. Looking back on milestone moments in my life I’ve always felt a certain level of excitement to the unknown. Whenever I couldn’t comfortably predict an outcome there was always a certain level of fear but also joy in not knowing what will happen next. I think the earliest memories of the sheer joy […]

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