June 2016

Boys, Men, Money Smarts, Teens and Moms /

Healthy Tips on How to Raise Boys!

To mom of boys, it is an open secret that boys can make you lose your temper because they are usually very active, physical and aggressive. As a mom of  3 boys ranging from 15 to 7 years old the tips below bounces between the ages of my various children. Understanding BoysAs long as they play safe and your child remains unharmed, then you have absolutely nothing to worry about. Do stock up on detergents and a reliable washing machine and as the dirt goes off, the memory of play last for years.Check his aggression level: Does…

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Events, Loving Life, Moms, Teens and Moms /

Summertime at Lakefront Columbia

Downtown Columbia is a mix of art, history, entertainment, food and dining. If you’ve lived in Columbia long enough you can’t help but learn to love the annual summer activities at the Lakefront. I live in downtown Columbia, MD and can’t think of living anywhere else, this community is infectious.I discovered this past weekend that, early Sunday morning is one of the best time to stop by the Lakefront, I went because someone got me all ready to scream and I wasn’t going to miss church for that, going there helped me calm down mission…

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Loving Life, Single Parent, Teens and Moms /

Who cares? My Tribe, my Community, my Sisters , my Friends

  Who really cares? That I am a single parent and don’t ask for help. Who cares that I maybe tired but still smile, who cares that I help even when I’m the one that needs help? Who cares that I refuse to be defined as a single parent in the way I live? You want me to ask for your help? Do not hold your breath.Do not let my smile, and me saying it’s a great day when you ask me how am feeling but don’t really want to know as you speed…

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Fashion and Beauty, Love Life, Loving Life, Single Parent, Teens and Moms /

Creating Time for You

The challenging task of finding more time in the day is the same for every mother, single mom or not. We are constantly balancing work, family and play time for our children but not investing time for ourselves.Strangely, I will find time for my children’s invites for; birthday parties, playdate, camping trips, drop off and pick up for basketball and football practice and games and trips to the barbershop to get their haircut. For mommy to get her hair done, na wahala (wahala means ‘this is a problem”). I will end up scheduling 3 appointments before finally getting…

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Fashion and Beauty, Money Smarts /

Easy Ways to Save Money on Beauty and Clothing

 Beauty is in the eye of the beholder and that’s not you, it’s the person looking at you.  A skin that does not glow or clothes that are too faded or tight are not my recommendation, dress for your side hustle or your future job always. You can cut your budget by half, but do not cut to $Zero; there are ways to save and stretch your dollars without neglecting your beauty.I hope the ideas below will be of help to you or a mom you know looking to stretch their budget. SAMPLES: If you are…

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Budget, Money Smarts /

Grab Your Grocery and Household Coupons Here – 6/1/2016

Grab your Coupons here …Tide never smelt so cheap.More coupons here &nbsp…

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