We love our families and many of us enjoy our jobs, but a moment to decompress between the two is needed. We need a moment to decompress from the of employee /boss role before putting on our hat as mom/dad . The frustration or stress from either our family or job can spill over into […]
Mornings can be a bit chaotic if you are not a morning person. Even worse, mornings can be chaotic if you are a parent that’s not a morning person. Oversleeping, hitting the snooze button and not preparing for the next day are all ingredients for a disastrous morning. Moment of honesty. Before having the man […]
They deserve it so I am going to do it. Let us take a moment to celebrate the black mothers who are killing it with their #BlackMomMagic. Take a moment to celebrate the Angela Bassett’s, Taraji P. Hensons’s, Monica Brown’s, and we can’t forget the Michelle Obama’s. Take a moment to celebrate the mothers or […]
When asked for parenting advice, veteran parents often give advice about the best baby products, developing a routine, nursing, and other advice based around the wellness of baby. No one really tells you how this new cute cuddly bundle of joy takes a toll on your relationship with your wife or husband. When asked for […]
Potty training was a difficult phase of parenting for me. It started out pretty bad. (If you don’t know about our potty training experience, read The Ugly Side of Potty Training at your leisure. It’s very entertaining to say the least.) In the early stages, our family and friends told us about their potty training experiences. Some […]
The new year is full of opportunities to start fresh and achieve the goals you wanted to achieve last year, lay down the foundation to reach old/new goals, or review the goals you did achieve and work on the next level of your goals. Last year (2016), I took several leaps of faith (this blog being […]
As new parents, we are often confronted by strangers (and sometimes family and friends) who feel compelled to offer unsolicited advice or believe they can question our parenting methods. You may often encounter them at the grocery store, the community pool, or even in the mall shopping. My wife and I were questioned about our […]
When we started potty training KJ (our two year-old son), we were elated. I thought it was a step towards us getting at least a small part of our lives back and reallocating money to another expense in our monthly budget. Hooray!!! NO more expensive diapers!!