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Domestic Violence: A Dialogue on Women and Men Abusers

Domestic violence is a pattern of assaultive and coercive behaviors, including physical, sexual, and psychological attacks, as well as economic coercion, that adults or adolescents use against their intimate partners. - YWCA of Central Alabama Let me clarify off the top: 1) I am not defending Ray Rice; 2) I am not questioning the merit… Continue reading Domestic Violence: A Dialogue on Women and Men Abusers

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Nervous Mommy: 1st Day of School

Oh my!  I couldn't sleep last night. I gave myself a mani and pedi, experimenting with a brand new color: Essie – Trophy Wife! I thought that would relax me…or at least make me feel like a super sexy #HauteMom! Ha! Lies!!! Well, I do feel like a super sexy #HauteMom:-)! You would think it’s… Continue reading Nervous Mommy: 1st Day of School

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In Sickness, I’m Still Grateful

The past few days I have been very sick with some combination of cold/sinus.  I've taken all types of medicine, been up all night with coughing fits and rested throughout the day.  At first, I was upset to be so sick during the last week I had to spend with my little guy, which I… Continue reading In Sickness, I’m Still Grateful

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Black People: Let’s Stop Pointing Fingers!

A black male is killed every 28 hours in this country by police or vigilantes, according to a recent study by the Malcolm X Grassroots Movement. So many black males have lost their lives due to laws, such as “Stand Your Ground”, black on black crime, or at the hands of police officers whose primary… Continue reading Black People: Let’s Stop Pointing Fingers!

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The Journey – Conception

Everyday I look at my son, I am reminded of my journey to conceive him.  He is such a great joy in our lives...and in the lives of those he comes in contact.  His smile is infectious, his eyes carry so much hope and his spirit is overwhelmingly happy.  He is the greatest mashup of… Continue reading The Journey – Conception