Now a days when I ask my kids how was school I never know what their response is going to be. I ask every day. They are never allowed to say just fine. I want to know details and everything. Well with that requirement I also have to prepare myself for the unexpected. This was the case yesterday. Continue reading
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I am suffering a bit of writer’s block. Well not exactly writer’s block I just have a bunch of things on my mind. One thing I like to do is to write down everything and then I feel better. So sometimes I do that here on my blog. So I am going to do that today. Continue reading
*I was selected to throw a Disney Side Party. As part of being selected I was provided these materials. All opinions are my own.*
I am so excited to have been selected to throw another Disney Side Party. My kids are even more excited. They can’t wait until we throw our party. This year we were chosen to throw a multigenerational party. We received our materials on Tuesday. When they came the kids were in school so I chose to wait until they got home to open it so that they could be the one to open it. I should have taken a picture of the looks on their faces when they came home and saw this big box waiting. Continue reading
Yesterday I was watching the OWN documentary Light Girls. I had been waiting to watch this for months. Especially after seeing the previous OWN documentary Dark Girls. I could relate to Dark Girls because the stories shared mirrored my life a lot. I was interested in Light Girls because I was wondering if they experienced something similar to what I did. I will be honest I had moments in my life when I wished I was lighter. Mainly so that I could match my mom because she is light skinned. But to watch this documentary it tells me that the grass is not always greener. Everyone has their own struggles. The stories these women shared were very heartbreaking. One woman told how she would get beat up in the bathroom every Friday because girls who were dark skinned assumed that she thought she was better than them because of her skin color. Some of the names that they were called were extremely heart breaking as well. After watching this documentary it got me to wondering if my mom might have experienced the same thing in her childhood so I called her and asked her a few questions. Continue reading