The Road to Recovery from a C-Section

Hey Y’all Hey! Kijan ou Ye! Would you believe me if I still said I can’t believe I’m a mom? Do all new moms feel like that? Well for me, sometimes it still feels surreal that I am a mom and that one day before I know it my little munchkin will be walking around…

Getting To The Money

Hey Y’all Hey! Kijan ou Ye! Is it just me or is January moving a little faster than normal?? In my first post of the year (New Decade|New Year|#2020 Vision) I stated that I wanted to start a money savings challenge and the challenge I choose was the 52-week savings. Well I’m pleased to say…

Maternity Leave is Over…Now What??

Hey Y’all Hey! Kijan ou Ye! It’s been 3 of the happiest, scariest, filled with lots of laughter and cries months of my life. I still can not believe I’m a mom! Maternity leave is over and I’m returning back to the 9-5 life. Let’s talk about maternity leave in New York for a bit….

The 4th Trimester | Adjusting to New Life

My pride and joy is finally here. I’m officially a mother. What will life look like now?? OMG…I’m really responsible for another human being?? These are just some of the thoughts I have been thinking since bringing Izzy home. It has been three months since Izzy’s arrival into this world which has been such a…

New Decade | New Year | #2020 Vision

Hey Y’all Hey! Kijan ou Ye! Happy New Year! What are you excited about for 2020? Are you making any changes in your life? 2019 brought on the biggest change in my life as I welcomed my precious newborn. It was also an emotional roller coaster ride for me. Quite a few people really showed…

He’s Here! Welcome My Baby Boy!

Allow me to introduce to you my beautiful baby boy Israel Caden aka Izzy born October 2nd at 2:59am by complete surprise at 4lbs 8oz and 18in long. Let’s give you all a back story. My due date was October 25th, so I delivered Izzy 3 weeks early. On October 1st, I went to my…

The Final Stretch

Whew!!! We are finally here! The final stretch! The Third Trimester! I’m currently 32 weeks which equates to 8 months pregnant. If you’ve read my pregnancy announcement you would know that my first trimester wasn’t that great on me. However, my second trimester was prefect! No complaints at all. I had so much energy and…

What’s the Tea? I’m expecting!!

Hey y’all hey! It has been a while so I thought I would update you all on what’s been going on. It’s been hard keeping this secret and not being as consistent as I wanted to be when this year started. So as y’all can see by the title yes, it’s true…I’m expecting! I’m at…

#SelfCareSunday Volume 2

“An empty lantern provides no light. Self-care is the fuel that allows your light to shine brightly”   When you hear self-care you think about pampering yourself, Netflix and chill by yourself, mediating and exercise. But did you know that self-care also includes bonding sessions with your sisterhood? Whether you realize it or not, friendships…

Confidence Comes From Within

Always know how valuable and uniquely beautiful you are! This confidence is not something that happens overnight. I have been working on it for a long time. I use to be that girl that was so uncomfortable with showing skin, expressing myself because I thought someone would make fun of me. I would be that…