Somebody’s, Mybody’s Story

Big brown eyes turning shades lighter and darker; eyebrows only plucked a handful of times, yet Mom states they are perfect. Broad nose, Poppy says, identifies our Graham lineage. High cheekbones, hills connected to the valley of my dimples. Mile wide smile, large gap tooth I was often teased for while equally praised; to me,Continue reading “Somebody’s, Mybody’s Story”

I take the heat, I am the kitchen

               Why does our culture refer to the back of our hair as the kitchen? Is it because kitchens are typically hot, and the congested curls toward the back of our head are usually a hot mess? Or because we pick at our naps like a dish of food, separating knots and curls as someoneContinue reading “I take the heat, I am the kitchen”

3 Sharp Tips to Start and Sustain Your Online Business

Starting a new venture is tremendous. Sustaining and growing that vision is impactful. Focus and intention ensures you can continue building on the foundation you establish. Here are three vital tips for starting and sustaining your own online business. What matters to you? Brainstorming and being honest about the answer to this question is crucial.Continue reading “3 Sharp Tips to Start and Sustain Your Online Business”

Our Love Story

In a place where there are plenty of fish, Terrence and I found each other. We met on in September of 2014. I remember us messaging each other about books, movies, and music; and me wishing him a belated birthday. His photos intrigued me. Here was a handsome chocolate man with a smile thatContinue reading “Our Love Story”

Time? Full

Being a full-time Mom and educator has shown me a side of myself that I forgot I had. During this time of welcoming Zion’ah into our world and teaching high school, my perseverance and follow through continues to reach new levels. Due to this plandemic I began the school year teaching from home. My alarmContinue reading “Time? Full”

Two Month Old in Three Month Clothing

Dr. Katie came in to see her patient for her two month check up. Doc glowed with excitement because of how much our Sweet Pea is sprouting. A chart is shown to my husband and I depicting Zion’ah’s growth. Zi’s length, now 22 inches; her head circumference and weight are all projecting and gaining beautifully.Continue reading “Two Month Old in Three Month Clothing”