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I left her at the beach: One year later

I left her at the beach: One year later

I don’t know when I realized that she was missing. It must have been halfway between Palm Beach and Georgia. Or maybe it was when I was confronted with a difficult situation and I responded in a way I never had before. I literally laughed at the nurse on the other end of the phone […]

Wounds to Wisdom: Tamiko Lowry Pugh you are the real MVP

Relationships / May 29, 2016 / 16 Comments
Wounds to Wisdom: Tamiko Lowry Pugh you are the real MVP

Each and every wound we have endured in life has served a purpose. It is up to us to evaluate the lesson inside the pain and apply those lessons to our lives. This month’s mom MVP is Tamiko Lowry Pugh, founder of The Still Standing Foundation which serves victims of domestic violence by empowering them […]

My Mama Said: 3 things my mother taught me

Relationships / May 8, 2016 / 2 Comments
My Mama Said: 3 things my mother taught me

The mother- child relationship is the foundation for every relationship the child will experience in life. It is the filter through which we see ourselves and the world around us. Mothers are also our first teachers, they teach us to feed ourselves, to tie our shoes and to read. It is no secret that the […]

A Tale of Two Daughters

A Tale of Two Daughters

On October 19, 1999, my life changed forever. At approximately 11:30 pm Destani Ron’nae Stone was born. She was and has always been the most beautiful baby I have ever seen. Not only was she beautiful, she also had the most beautiful spirit. Then the tween years came. Overnight, my soft- spoken, sweet natured daughter […]

Introducing The Southern Blogger Impact Awards ™

Introducing The Southern Blogger Impact Awards ™

Several weeks ago, my business bestie was nominated for the Liebster award. When she mentioned that she wanted to nominate me, I laughed. For anyone who is not familiar with the Liebster award, it is an award that is reserved for new bloggers who have been blogging for less than two years and have less than 1000 […]

Michelle Obama: wind beneath my wings series

Michelle Obama: wind beneath my wings series

Michelle LaVaughn Robinson Obama, although best known as the wife of the 44th president of the United States is amazing in her own right. She has earned degrees from both Princeton and Harvard University. She has worked as a lawyer, Chicago city administrator and executive director of a non-profit organization. As the first lady of the […]

Francheska Felder : Wind beneath my wings

Francheska Felder : Wind beneath my wings

A butterfly flutters it wings as it flies from flower to flower in China, and a tropical storm is initiated in the Caribbean. Sounds far-fetched, right? The butterfly effect is the theory that small, seeming inconsequential events have the power to redefine our destinies. Scientists have yet to prove this theory, but Francheska Felder has. Felder […]