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What To Watch on Netflix for Black History Month

What are y’all watching on Netflix for Black History Month? Yes, I believe we should be learning about this piece of American history all year long. However, I do like having an intentional time when the collective United States is focusing on Black folks.  There are events and educational opportunities intended to teach people about …

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How to Explain Black History Month To A Child

It’s Black History Month! Even though us Black folks joke that they gave us the shortest month of the year, I’m so happy that schools and teachers are being more intentional about incorporating stories of our diverse history into their curriculum over the next few weeks. I would be happier if this happened on a …

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Halloween Isn’t Supposed To Be Stressful For Moms

I used to overthink things when it came to my daughter.   Everything from deciding on which shoes to buy her for school, to picking out a lunchbox could turn into a multi-hour ordeal that causes both her and me unnecessary stress. In some extreme cases, it could missing out altogether because it took me way …

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Mary Poppins Returns, and I’m Going to Hollywood to Meet Her!

Y’all know I’ve had a million jobs, right? Well, one of my most favorite roles was being a preschool teacher. I fancied myself a Mary Poppins type, just full of music and magic. Of course, the children I was taking care of probably thought I was a nut, but in my head, Mary P. and …

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5 ideas for family fun using the Amazon Fire tablet

Learn how the Amazon Fire is bringing my family together in this post sponsored by Amazon. My 9-year-old daughter loves screens. Computers, tablets, television, cell phones, you name it, she loves it. I have to admit that she got it honest. When I was her age, I couldn’t get enough of old school sitcoms and …

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