Category Archives: Empowerment

Marla’s Mentions: Born Just Right

  What an amazing non-profit run by two amazing ladies. A mother/daughter team Jen and Jordan.   Let me tell you a little about what their non-profit is about: Born Just Right’s mission is to build creative solutions that help kids with differences live a more enjoyable life. We believe giving kids design and STEM […]

True Happiness

Congratulations welcome to the wonderful world of motherhood!   Whether you are a first time Mom or an old pro, a new adventure has begun.   As a first-time Mom, I was all consumed with what I wanted my idea of motherhood to look like. I envisioned my “happy, healthy” family on vacation, playing in […]

Feel Good February #MiniSeries – 10 Key Tips To Prevent Caregiver Burnout

10 Key Tips To Prevent Caregiver Burnout Moms, in general, are amazing at caring for other people, but really stink at taking care of themselves. It’s the truth! But why is that? Well, there are many reasons: no time to ask guilt want to be in control no energy to explain how it should be […]

Influential Women Of Color Who Are Doing It Right

As February is coming to a close and the world celebrates inspirational people of color for Black History Month. I wanted to take this time to celebrate three influential women of color who I think are doing it right when it comes to their businesses, and I am honored to call call them my friends. […]

Opening The Door To My Heart

I want to share with you something that came out of my yoga session today. Every Tuesday I join other mothers of special needs children for yoga and meditation. A time for us to share with each other without judgment. Today the session was around the “heart“. The yoga instructor lead us through this meditation: […]

Adopting Good Habits to Nourish a Loving Attitude

Whether you are holding yourself to unrealistic standards or you are spending your energy focusing on other people, it can be easy to develop a pattern of feeling down on yourself. Constantly feeling inadequate will wreak havoc on your mental health and affect your relationships, your work, and even your body. However, today we are […]

Embracing Happiness In The New Year

If you feel like you’re not living your full potential, it may be time to find more happiness in your life.  Being happier and more content with your life, leads to less stress and a more fulfilling life.  And what better time to find this than in the New Year? So I ask you are […]

10 Things Every Special Needs Parent Needs To Be Doing With Their Child

  Sharing with you the top 10 things that I think every special needs parent needs to do with their child:   #1 – ACT SILLY even when everyone is watching!   #2 – COMPLIMENT them for a job well done!   #3 – DANCE like no one is watching!   #4 – INSPIRE them […]

Don’t Let Dieting Turn You Into Momzilla

Don’t Let Dieting Turn You Into Momzilla Those few extra pounds that came with baby, or just crept up over the years might be becoming bothersome. You may be dieting and working to get back into your pre-baby jeans, and that’s great, as long as dieting isn’t turning you into Momzilla! There are several reasons […]

Day 4: Crystal Paine's "Make Over Your Morning" – Make Time For You Today

I have been doing Crystal Paine’s from Money Saving Mom’s “Make Over Your Morning“ 14 day course.   Now I am only on Day 4, but I have seen such a change in my behaviors, the way I run my life, my mornings. Today she talks about “taking time for myself“. As a Mom we […]