Instagram: @TheRazzleDazzleMommy When I met my daughter for the first time, I was captivated. When we shopped for her first outfit, I was nervous.. This was her first outfit. In that moment, my inner fashionista was born. I have never been a shopper for myself, but I absolutely love shopping for and dressing my child! And it... Continue Reading →
I now know without a doubt that our children are our future. And they’re the superheroes we’ve been waiting for. They’re going to save us all.
When my daughter was 18 months old & began to show interest in using the potty, I knew that she was ahead of the curve and I was thrilled at the idea of ditching diapers early! But potty training a child was one thing I'd never done before. So, like any good first-time mom, I... Continue Reading →
As I join the world in trying to make heads or tails of the fact that the United States has more school shootings than any other country in the world, I was given the direction to "Define Heaven". Our children are Heaven. They hold the future in their hands, and must be kept safe. Heaven... Continue Reading →
“Ignited passion can happen at any age.” We are so often paralyzed by the injustice of a situation. Once you’ve made that realization, do something. If Sister Helen can accomplish coming to this understanding at 40, imagine what young people can do. The sooner you start, the easier it is to apply human dignity to your work daily and effectively. There are different levels of commitment, but every person has the ability to do something.
I have been reading this online publication for some time now, and I love it. Today, they published an essay that I wrote from my heart, about the day that we met our daughter. Thank you, Motherly, for sharing this piece of our journey. https://www.mother.ly/love/the-minute-we-got-that-call-i-knew-you-were-our-daughter
As I look back so fondly on our adoption experience, I want to share some lessons that have come out of our multicultural family, created through transracial adoption. As I learn more, I will do more. We work hard every day to be the best and most supportive parents that we can be. As a... Continue Reading →
Happy New Year! As I end the first day of 2018, I want to share a process that has a very special place in my life. It's a consciousness-building exercise that I have found eliminates the sense of failure when my "resolve" leaves me. Instead of the stress of a New Year Resolution, I choose a... Continue Reading →