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August 20, 2019

A smile for July 2019

I cannot believe July 2019  is already upon us! Where did time go?  June was a rollercoaster ride with too many downs and disappointments.  Although I survived all of them, it will take a while to forget but I am determined to breathe again. Today...

Let’s take care of ourselves……

Like most women, I spend my days juggling between my full-time work, caring for my kids, my mom, my house, and my blog.  Needless to say, my brain is constantly working and thinking about the next thing to do.  Every now and then I...

June 2019, a month to grow

The beautiful month of May 2019 is gone, and one of its highlights was the graduation of my older daughter, Yourika. from Kean University with a Bachelor in Speech Therapy. Yesterday, she was a baby and today, she's closing one chapter of her life. ...

All it takes is one….

Lao Tzu said the journey of a thousand miles starts with one step.  That little number one is powerful enough to bring tremendous results.  One second can make the difference between a winner and a runner up.  All the great achievements in this world...

A mother…

As a child, I probably took for granted everything my mother did.  I did not realize the magnitude of her sacrifice to raise my brother and me. As I became a mother myself 22 years ago, I truly understood the true definition of motherhood.  Being...

May 2019, A month to love

April is gone, and I am pleased to admit it was filled with treasurable moments.  I am very humble to say that I was one of the 300 selected 2018 Superheroes of my company.  On April 10 thru the 12, the Senior Leadership treated...

When it hurts…

No matter how strong we are, pain and suffering are an inevitable part of our lives.  I used to suppress my pain, both emotional and physical to show a strong face to the world.  I kept everything inside without realizing that it was causing...

April 1, 2019, not April Fool

April 1, 2019 Is it really April 1st, or is time fooling me?  Well, I must say, no matter how fast the month of March went by, it was filled with encouragement, hope, and determination. Now I am ready to enter the second quarter of the...

Let’s focus on our own race.

The peer-pressure that the kids are facing can be difficult and even overwhelming for them.    It is up to us parents to arm them with the right tools and help them to become strong, independent, and confident.  It took me a while to make...

March 2019, a month of hope!

I wish I could say I closed my eyes and did not see where February disappeared.  Unfortunately, as short as it was, February was the longest and saddest month for my family and I.  We have lost my niece, who was battling sickle cell...

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