Sunday’s With Syd: “A New Hope For The New Year”

“Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who according to His great mercy has caused us to be born again to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead.”-1 Peter 1:3 (NASB) It is finally 2021! A new year full of so many possibilities and so much […]

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How To Rest In The Lord

“Be still, and know that I am God; I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth.” (Psalm 46:10) Resting and resetting seem like such simple concepts. If something is losing its steam then we naturally know we need to refuel it. Your car needs gas to go. Our phones […]

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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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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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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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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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