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Pregnancy

My Birth Story: Part 1

Weathering The Storm… It’s been two years and I finally feel ready to share how I finally became a mother. The truth is I’m not really ready but it’s time I share. There is someone out there who has a similar story or who is still hoping and praying for this miracle so here I am. After too many miscarriages, I decided to see a fetal maternal specialist. Truthfully I…

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Brown Baby Love:Take 2

Brown Baby Love

A Happy Mother’s Day and Mother’s Month to all you beautiful moms! As I celebrate my second official Mother’s Day, I reflect on how I still enjoyed Mother’s Day prior to being blessed with Zoe. Godmothers, Aunts, Cousins, Sister-friends all deserve a big Happy Mother’s Day shout out. It takes a village and they are all mother’s in our village. Now here are the answers for Take 2 of: “What does…

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Brown Baby Love: A Mother’s Journey To Motherhood

Brown Baby Love

“Brown Baby Love is the embodiment of my experience. Loving the unseen, having faith in the unknown and trusting the uncertain. Brown Baby Love is the feeling of the African American mother for her newborn child. I feel it when I look at my now 7-month-old son. I feel it when I touch his caramel skin, when he smiles and his dimples deepen. I feel it when he laughs and…

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Brown Baby Love Take 1

Brown Baby Love

I am so excited to share Take 1 of the Brown Baby Love Series. To read, breath and feel the responses was overwhelming and beautiful. Grab your tea or coffee and some tissue then sit back and enjoy the first 10 moms sharing their thoughts on Brown Baby Love. Stay tuned for the first love letter from the series coming this Thursday and Take 2 of “What does Brown Baby Love…

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Motherhood

Love: Brown Love Stories

Love

I love LOVE It is beautiful and quite often life changing. The gift of Motherhood has given me a new love story and it is like no other love story told. I am sure you agree with that mamas. I have always enjoyed hearing stories from my mother, grandmother, sisters, cousins and friends about their children. Stories about their love for their mom, grands, aunts and sister friends. And of…

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I’m Taking Part In The 31 Day Fly Mom Challenge

2014 is underway and I am determined to be on my way right along with it.  As you know MY ONE WORD for 2014 is ACTION. Taking action sounds pretty simple right? Yet sometimes it’s not. One of the things I struggled with during my first year of motherhood was finding time for myself.  Some days a shower was the highlight of my “me” time (and trust me sometimes getting a…

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