Happy Memorial Day

HAPPY MEMORIAL DAY – Memorial Day is an American holiday, observed on the last Monday of May, honoring the men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military. Originally known as Decoration Day, it originated in the years following the Civil War and became an official federal holiday in 1971. Many Americans observe Memorial Day by visiting cemeteries or memorials, holding family gatherings … Continue reading Happy Memorial Day

The Day of Mothers

It is Mother’s Day 2020 and we’re still on the cusp of the Covid-19 Quarantine season. Along with the rest of the world, my girls and I are doing our best to stay engaged. Some days for us, staying engaged is doing what we enjoy the most (dancing together). Recently while we danced, my mind drifted back to my parents living room. As a little … Continue reading The Day of Mothers

The Break Up

“Debbie stayed in the relationship for seven years because Danny threatened to commit suicide if she ever left him. There had been infidelity and drug use on Danny’s part but he refused to discuss any kind of separation. Instead, his manipulation of Debbie’s emotions continued. Year after year Debbie grew disheartened at their lack of progress. As a family, they no longer set mutual goals … Continue reading The Break Up

In Celebration of Women Everywhere

Happy International Women’s Day  (IWD) to all the women everywhere. IWD is celebrated annually on March 8. It is a global day of celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women (everywhere). The first IWD day occurred well over a century ago, with the first gathering noted in 1911. International Women’s Day is not country, group or organization specific – in fact, it … Continue reading In Celebration of Women Everywhere

Daddy’s Way

A male friend told me once, when it comes to relationships that I’m too strong of a woman. He said that I need to be less in order to let the man be more. What my male friend didn’t know at the time was, my daddy raised me that way. Why? because he (my daddy) said, “he didn’t want his daughters to ever, have to … Continue reading Daddy’s Way