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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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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“But, how are you really doing?” #MentalAwarenessMonth

May is “Mental Health Awareness Month” and given the current state that the world is in, we are ALL way past due for a mental health check. So how are you doing? I mean reaallllyyyy doing? And I am asking the real you. Not you as a mom or wife or the rock of your […]

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🌼Our Mothers’ Gardens🌼

“Whatever she planted grew as if by magic, and her fame as a grower of . flowers spread over three counties. Because of her creativity with her flowers, even my memories of poverty are seen through a screen of blooms-sunflowers, petunias, roses, dahlias, forsythia, spirea, delphiniums, verbena … and on and on.” – Alice Walker […]

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Black Maternal and Fetal Health. Let’s Talk About It.

“Bringing life into this world is the closest any woman comes to death, without seeing death through”-Joann Purnell (My Grandmother) I have come to know first hand that there are few things in this world that are more empowering than being the vessel by which soul and flesh come together to make life. This power […]

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Life Interrupted

It is now day (who the hell knows?) of quarantine and your friends with kids are not okay. (Seriously…text us to set up a virtual happy hour or something.) Unless you are living in some blessed part of the globe where Coronavirus hasn’t reared it’s ugly head then you are unfortunately experiencing the all too […]

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