Black Pearls of Wisdom from Nikki Giovanni

Black Pearls of Wisdom from Nikki Giovanni

Last week, I had the pleasure of hearing Nikki Giovanni speak in person. The event was free to attend thanks to the Houston Public Library. Here are some of my favorite quotes and takeaways from the inspiring lecture event.

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Mini-King Sized Love

Mini-King Sized Love

Our little fellas run around in circles laughing at each other for no reason at all. It is very evident that they are kids. There are a few things that I do want to instill in them early, by teaching them now and reminding them often. One of those lessons, one of the biggest ones, is for them to know unquestionably that they are loved.

8 Years Strong + A Galveston Getaway

8 Years Strong + A Galveston Getaway

My husband and I recently celebrated our eighth anniversary. The day of, we woke up late enjoyed a leisurely breakfast date, walked around the mall and otherwise enjoyed being sans kids for a few hours. That weekend we took the laid-back, kid-free fun on the road with a quick getaway to Galveston island. See where we stayed, what we ate, and why we will be back soon.