It’s OK, and almost needed! Snacking during church is normal for kids and like every Sunday, this Sunday I packed Gia some animal crackers, apple slices, and juice in one cup and milk in another. Church service is held during Gia’s normal lunch time and if she does not eat she gets loud and cranky […]
There was this time in my life where Fear really weighed me down. Gia was a couple of months shy of turning one and we were living in a 3 bedroom 2 bathroom house on the corner of the street alone. I was so afraid of someone breaking into the house that I kept Gia […]
Don’t Forget to Rest Mama, let me remind you again, DO NOT FORGET TO REST. The hustle and bustle of our day to day IS time consuming, and some times we don’t make time to rest. No Mama Winn.. you might be thinking.. I DON’T have time to rest. I am so busy! Let me […]
Oh how fun it was! This photo was taken in an airport bathroom as we were on our way to go visit our family in California. It was Gia’s second time on a plane and she did just as well as she did the first time. What’s the trick? Benadryl? NOPE!!! (I don’t recommend giving […]
Have you all seen that show on Bravo called, ” There Goes The Motherhood”? Basically it’s a show about middle aged white women who live in Los Angeles and are apart of a mommy group. The mommy group is run by Jill Spivack, who is a seasoned therapist, and she runs a support group for […]
It was August of 2013, and it was my last year at Bethune-Cookman and so naturally I wanted to go out with a BANG (partying)! Yet , during the week, after my classes were over, I would come home and I would sleep. I would sleep for hours before I woke up and did my […]
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