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How you can support the Historically 5 Black Churches in The United States recently burned

According to a recent article on Fast company, Black churches don’t have the resources of the French state, the support of billionaires, or the attention of the world to bolster their cause, but you can help and here’s how: Donate to the verified GoFundMe campaign. The money raised is to be distributed equally among the three century-old churches: St. Mary ...

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The Run and Hide Generation: Talking to your a kindergartner about Active School Shooters.

It hit me yesterday for the first time. I suddenly realized that I had been mentally preparing for something that I wasn’t ready to share with our sweet little five-year old daughter. I knew it was time to have a very difficult conversation on the Anniversary of the Parkland Shooting. I just couldn’t believe that my daughter was now a ...

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The Invisible Workload of Motherhood is killing me

Ask any mom about the invisible workload of motherhood and she knows exactly what you’re talking about. It’s the things we do for our families that are necessary but go completely unnoticed. The endless list of small tasks that would only ever draw attention if they didn’t happen. The mental weight of doing it all, remembering it all, feeling every emotion in ...

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End of Summer Fun: Four Activities that won’t break the bank. #SingleMoms

Hey single moms and dads, Jaxon and I are enjoying our summer and we hope you are as well. As a single mom, I’m very thankful for the amazing summer camps that our community has to offer they are true lifesavers and can really make the difference. Jaxon seems to be having a great summer, but I’m convinced it’s because ...

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Creating Lasting #Disney Memories | The planning process

One of the greatest things we can do for our children as parents is give them life long memories they can love and appreciate for years to come. This year we decided to plan a very special 5th birthday trip. Usually I make all the arrangements for any vacation, but this year we decided to hire a private vacation Disney ...

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Why self-care is important on Mother’s Day and throughout the year | #HappyMothersDay

Before children and a husband I never really thought about self-care. It was truly something that I did all the time just for me. If it meant going to the spa monthly, getting my nails, hair and a pedicure… it was just a way of life, something I did. I’m sure many moms can relate. I can’t even tell you ...

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Black families increasingly choose to homeschool kids | PBS NewsHour

For the first few years of our daughters life we homeschooled and then chose a home school day care for our daughter. Our reasons were different when she was two years old verses now. Just considering the state of our government, racism and backlash in there media are all reasons to consider it again. However , In the last 15 ...

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Berry Banana Smoothie | w/ Plant based protein

Ingredients 1 serving of plant based protein 1/2 cup frozen strawberries 1/2 cup frozen blueberries or raspberries 1/2 banana 1 cup almond milk Instructions Add all ingredients in blender. Blend until smooth Enjoy!

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Healthy Living | Lifestyle changes | #Workout & #Detox

Three months ago I started my healthy lifestyle change. It began with me joining a local boxing group of women called Jabz fitness. My trainer Smiley was phenomenal and she helped me get on a great start. I would often tell her that she is like a big sister that whips you in shape with a smile. When I started ...

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Barbie Has a New Body! And It’s about Time. #urbanmommyinc

Just yesterday my husband and I had a conversation about the images that our 2 1/2 year old daughter is seeing at her her school.  Our conversation led us to discussing how we want to motivate and encourage her to see the world through a “true and ideal lense” like loving her beautiful natural curly hair, brown skin, long legs ...

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