Safely Celebrating Thanksgiving During A Pandemic

It’s that time of year again! The holiday season! The time of year where there are typically tons of family events and amazing family memories made. However this year will look a lot differently given the current state of our world and how we are coping with the pandemic. But just as we’ve done this […]

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10 Ways To Practice Gratitude This Holiday Season

It is finally November! A new month, a new beginning and most importantly, a sign that the year 2020 is finally coming to an end! (Let us ALL collectively rejoice!) Besides being such a crucial month this year because of the Presidential election, November is viewed as a month where we all reassess our priorities. […]

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Sunday’s With Syd: The Blessing In Setting Boundaries.

Hey, Superwoman! You are always working overtime to be everything that everyone in your life needs. No wonder you feel drained. I’ve been there and I can tell you firsthand that a good set of boundaries is exactly what’s needed. Setting boundaries is literally a way of life. There are boundaries to just about everything. […]

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Ten Black Mommy Bloggers and Influencers That You Need To Follow Now!

Representation. Representation. Representation. If 2020 has taught us nothing else it has made it crystal clear of the need to provide better support to both black creatives and black businesses. In a blogging niche dominated primarily by white bloggers and influencers, I found it important to highlight a few black mommy bloggers who are making […]

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Sunday’s With Syd: Biblical Advice for Overwhelmed Mothers

How is it that the same little people that bring you the most joy you’ve ever known, cause you more stress than you ever imagined possible? I am going to get real for a second and admit something that as a Mama, I’m pretty sure you’re not supposed to admit. Sometimes I don’t feel like […]

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My Top 5 Coffee Substitutes During Pregnancy.

Coffee. Not all superheroes wear capes. There is absolutely no better pairing than Motherhood and coffee. And please don’t try to debate me on this. The two go hand in hand. I’m almost certain that as a mother I am composed of 25% voice recorder (all I do is repeat myself all day), 25% creative […]

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Sunday’s With Syd: My Top 7 Anxiety Reducing Scriptures

Life has no shortness of anxiety inducing situations and once you are a mother, your stress is amplified by ten! Choosing a meal for dinner goes from being an afterthought before children to being a panic attack inducing deliberation. (You have a taste for salmon but your toddler hates salmon but you need to cook […]

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My First Trimester Survival Guide

Welcome into the next level of motherhood; parenting while creating a freaking human! I’m no way near into video games as much as my husband and son are but if motherhood was a video game, being pregnant while raising a toddler would have to be a level up. (I’m assuming dealing with hormonal teenagers is […]

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Sundays With Syd: “Identity Crisis”

“Freeing yourself was one thing, claiming ownership of that freed self was another.” Toni Morrison I have gone through so many transformations as a woman in my short twenty-seven years on this earth, with each transformation being drastically different from the last. I’ve been a Tom-boy, rough, into sports and absolutely uninterested in my personal […]

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Giving Yourself Grace

Let me just start by saying, “It feels so good to be back!” It’s been five long months away from my blog and while that time has felt like an eternity, it has also flown by! So let’s catch up, shall we? During this time away my life has been a serious roller coaster ride […]

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