Author Archives : pleasantlygrumpymom

We went on vacation to… PARIS, FRANCE


My family and I traveled to Paris, France last month and it was absolutely amazing. We went to celebrate my eldest nephew’s birthday, which also turned into a surprise wedding. Him and his then fiancee surprised everyone by getting married. (Congratulations to them two. May your marriage be blessed with many years of love and happiness.) Although it was cold,…

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My Reason for Meditating


At this season in my life, I have felt defeated, betrayed, depressed, exhausted, overwhelmed, and on the verge of a nervous breakdown. My life has been anything but a walk in the park lately, but I am still standing and slowly digging myself out of this mess. I credit majority of my mental health still being somewhat in tack to…

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Four Morning Hacks for Parents


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 child, I was an unorganized,…

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#BlackMomMagic


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 mother figures, in our lives,…

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