Relationships

Dreams, Personal Development, Relationships, Self Care, Single Parent, Women and Girls / October 13, 2017

LIKE FAMILY, A GOOD FRIEND TELLS YOU THE TRUTH

LIKE FAMILY, A GOOD FRIEND TELLS YOU THE TRUTHOur friends are really FAMILY.If friendship is something we as women and girls can partake in together as one “unit”, then we can consider ourselves as “a family of girls”.Friendship is like family, a connection that is close yet has a love-hate-ship relationship to it; that is like that of a sibling and extended family drama, friendship is sometimes bumpy, jagged, provoking and I have noticed it always comes without rules.The no rules part of friendship makes me laugh, I want rules. But I realize with…

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Boys, Dreams, Relationships, Self Care, Single Parent / August 25, 2017

Finding Time For You

 Burn-out is real and Self-care heals!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, play-date, 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…

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Events, Family-goals, Focus, Ignite Passion, Relationships / July 29, 2017

SUMMER FUN VS. CLEANING THE HOUSE

 SUMMER is here…I think summer can’t exist without clear skies and farmers market, fresh produce, vendors and time spent as we move between vendor stalls.So, how are you spending summer? I believe as single moms we need to attempt to spend summer intentionally, having fun and making memories.Discovering new places in my neighbourhood and state or revisiting old ones, it’s celebrating, it’s rediscovering crafts and hobbies, discovering new foods and drinks, new art forms and artists it’s going to events and festivals both outdoor and indoor.It’s melodies, sounds, music, musicians…

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Dreams, Enlightenment, Relationships, Taking a Stand, Teens and Moms, Vision, Writing / June 30, 2017

Why We Stay in Bad Relationships

why we stay We believe we truly love our abuser and they love us too and something went wrong to change them. We believe that something or someone is responsible for their current predicament, that it’s a spiritual battle not physical, a type of demonic possession of sorts. You see yourself as the hero that will win, by rescuing this person. We think no one will believe us when we tell them what they’ve done to us. We don’t know what a good relationship looks like. Why don’t we see what everyone else sees, are…

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