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Time To Bury The Hatchet And Learn To Co Parent

Parenting isn’t easy.  When you have children with someone you’re no longer in a relationship with it creates another set of obstacles.  One major challenge is learning to balance personal healing with raising your kids.  Co parenting with someone who hurt you can be more painful than a bikini wax.  However, like being bare down […]

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Every Woman Doesn’t Want Your Man

On a playdate at the park a dad who happened to be an old family friend approached me to say hello.  Out of nowhere in a blink of an eye Alfred from Batman a suspecting woman instantly appeared hovering by his side. His wife. Sucking her teeth, hands on hips she gives me the once […]

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Don’t Tell Me Happy Father’s Day

Don’t tell me “Happy Father’s Day“. Yes I watch SportsCenter, pee in the shower, and hate changing the empty toilet paper roll but I am not a man. Yes I’ve taught my sons how to throw a ball, kick a ball, catch a ball. Yes I’ve taught my sons to pee standing/sitting/by a tree/behind a […]

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Find Happiness

I’ve finally realized it doesn’t take much to be happy. It might be cliche’ but it’s so true, happiness starts from with within.

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MBA…Here I Come

Six days before my 39th birthday I got some great news…I’m accepted into the Flores MBA Program at LSU. As I sat on the floor watching Scooby Doo with Bronson I tearfully read my acceptance letter. It was definitely a surreal moment. After all, getting my MBA has been a thought long before Mo and […]

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We Are Different

Sometimes I feel I push my kids too hard. I expect a lot out of them. Good grades should be the norm. Great manners should be as natural as breathing. Being helpful around the house is expected. Maybe it’s a figment in my mind but I always tell my kids they need to work harder […]

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Journey Towards My MBA

Soooo…I told you guys I was in the process of applying to school for my MBA. It’s something I’ve been wanting to do for a while and just had to step up and do it. I spent 8 years in the work force, then 8 years being a stay at home mom. Next up, geauxing back to […]

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I’m Going Back To School

I always dreamed of going back to school for my MBA. It just never seemed like the right time:  working full time, marriage, a kid, another kid, divorce, being a stay at home mom….there was always something. I have realized, there will never be a PERFECT time, so I’ve decided to take the steps and […]

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Happy Thanksgiving

Be thankful for what you have; you’ll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don’t have, you will never, ever have enough. — Oprah Winfrey I’ve often heard men people say they don’t like to celebrate Valentine’s Day because they don’t show love just on one day, they show it year round. […]

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A Brand New Me

The effects of a divorce/breakup are ongoing, some good some bad. It’s not just a word, it’s a process that definitely involves change and growth. It almost feels like a metamorphosis to me and now I’m at the butterfly stage enjoying life. “Enjoy Living” has been my consistent mantra and I’ve been living up to […]

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