One Month Postpartum: “My Journey So Far, Week by Week”

One month postpartum! A serious milestone that so many mamas are familiar with. These first few weeks after birth are filled with a whirlwind of changes with our bodies, hormones and lives in general! And as we fight through those weeks to find any sense of normalcy we emerge on the other side of those […]

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Anxiety and Depression During Pregnancy: Let’s Talk About It.

“According to a recent analysis by the CDC, the rate of pregnant women with a depression diagnosis at delivery increased by seven times from 2000 to 2015. Additionally, recent CDC research, shows that about 1 in 8 women experience symptoms of postpartum depression.” So I’m just going to jump right in ladies because honestly while […]

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The Ultimate Toddler Gift Guide

It’s almost the most wonderful time of the year, Christmas! And with this time of year comes tons of gift giving. Here starts my series of gift guides for the whole family, starting with that rambunctious toddler in your life. So here is my Ultimate Toddler Gift Guide! This list is comprised of toys for […]

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Tasty Toddler Meal Ideas

I want to paint a scene for you really quickly. A typical night in my life that will seem all too familiar to you, I’m sure. It’s 7pm. (Or 5pm if you’re one of those moms that actually has a legit bedtime routine down and gets your kid to bed at a decent hour.) Beads […]

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Making Your Home Life An Idol

“You shall have no other gods before me.“-Exodus 20:3 There have been quite a few times in my life when I have put my relationship with God on the back burner to prioritize other things. It seems foolish to say, but it has happened so easily for me that I’d hardly notice that I was […]

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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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