Settling into myself in my thirties has been so rewarding. I have things I still want to work on, of course, but my direction is set and I've learned to keep moving - challenges and all. It took me time, trial and much error to get here - to a place where my moves are purposed and not reactionary. Now that I am here, I am getting comfortable.
Parenting small kids often makes you feel like you're talking to a brick wall. Thankfully, some bright moments shine through the mom-fog to remind you that the repetition does, in fact, make a difference. I experienced one of these moments the other day.
As I get older, I find the expression "Quality over Quantity" is really more of a mantra than a cliché. Friendships, and all relationships really, for me have followed a similar curve. Today, I'd much rather have fewer well-cultivated relationships than several seemingly surface ones. Quality wins out.
Happy Earth Day, everyone! Dropping by to share a photo of my little fellas in world inspired tees. And, I share a few ideas for helping little minds to start thinking about how they can help take care of our planet. Here are a few ways to get them thinking on a more earth friendly, but age appropriate, level.
When I first saw the event page for this march on Facebook, I knew I had to be there. Rallying, supporting and forming unique voices into harmonious chords for the bettering of issues in common is a big part of the social and political fabric of our country; past and future. The first March for Black Women Houston was held on March 3rd, 2018.