I was always taught to show love and support people even strangers from a young age. I’m the friend that you don’t have to ask to support you because I already got you. It truly brings me joy to see others succeed, especially my people of color. After, I started Modish Mommies I began to realize that all the love wasn’t being reciprocated, but I never let it get to me. It wasn’t until we had our first event and I had high expectations that people from around the way,
As you grow up, you begin to realize the effects your childhood has on you. For the most part, I had a good childhood, but like every family, my family had their shit with them too. When I was in fifth grade I found out the man that was raising me was not my father. My real father was around because he was my mom’s best friends’ cousin, which made things even more awkward because I knew him and his entire family. My mother knew the truth but figured that
Recently, Saia went to her dentist for her six-month checkup and it was an experience for both of us. Usually, the dentist does a quick check, brushes vitamins on her teeth and then we are done. But things didn’t’ go as planned this time. Instead, they gave her the standard cleaning and we both weren’t ready for it. As an adult I have to mentally prepare myself for a cleaning, so I felt so bad that I didn’t prep her for this appointment. At first, she sat still, then we
I can remember the day and most of the details of the delivery of both my first and second child. Motherhood has been simultaneously the most challenging and rewarding time of my life. It was particularly challenging when I first became a mother. However, no one quite prepared me for what awaited me during maternity leave. During the months leading up to my maternity leave I nested, and looked forward to having what seemed like an expanse of time to simply enjoy my new baby and being home with him.
Friends and family consistently ask me how do I balance my career, social life, and side hustle as a first time mommy! My first response is hell if I know I truly just take it day by day but most importantly it wouldn’t be possible without my boyfriend, family and friends. When I tell you it takes a village it really does and we are blessed to have one! Today I want to highlight some gems that allow me to get through my hectic life with some ease: Plan Ahead: I