Tree Top Fruit + Water and its benefits to us!

While it is truly one of the most rewarding jobs I have ever had, having children is hard!  Making sure that they are safe, healthy and happy is more than a full time job. Years ago after realizing that my children were very picky eaters, I started to trying really hard to find ways to […]

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Body Safety. 6 ways to protect your child from sexual abuse.

Growing up we didn’t talk about sex or our bodies. It wasn’t because my parents didn’t care to talk about it but moreso because you just didn’t back then. I say “back then” like it was SO long ago but really it wasn’t. Over the last 10 years I’ve seen and heard so many disturbing […]

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Shining a Light into the Dark

I suppose I realized that things might be different when I married a black man but I didn’t truly understand what “different” meant. When I was in highschool I remember sitting next to a few black boys and overhearing a conversation about their lunch at a nearby restaurant. “Yeah, my order was totally fine, but […]

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The Story I’ve Never Told

I got married when I was 18 years old. I remember thinking back then that ‘love’ was pretty permanent. My parents had a very strong marriage and I couldn’t imagine a day that I didn’t love my husband as much as I did when we got married, or that he would ever stop loving me. […]

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A Brilliant White Smile

I had braces for 4 years and I wasn’t great at brushing my teeth as throughly as I should have. It was so hard to get into all of the little places that I just ran a tooth brush over them and called it good. When I got them taken off I immediately regretting not […]

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