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Brave Not Perfect by Reshma Saujani

In between my Bookclub monthly books, I read a lot. From books to journals to magazines to articles. I love to learn and I love to have an understanding of all things. I was led to this book by a sponsored IG post. I remember scrolling through Instagram, and the range of emotions Instagram offers. Then a sponsored Ad led…

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My Sister The Serial Killer by Oyinkan Braithwaite

The Books and Desserts Book Club read My Sister the Serial Killer last month. We are on to theApril book but I am still trying to understand Korede. Korede’s character speaks to a behavioural trait that I have seen in many people and even in myself. We set moral standards that accommodate our character and set others up for judgement.…

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LIFESTYLE, PARENTING

April is Autism Awareness Month

My son had a speech delay and started speaking at about 3/4 years old after two years of therapy. I prayed a lot but beyond seeking a miracle, I sought clarity, wisdom and strength for the journey. He was diagnosed in, out and around the autism spectrum and each meeting with his therapist and/or assessment team left me confused. Honestly,…

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LIFESTYLE

Distance From Here To My Comfort Zone!

So apparently, the comfort zone is not the place to be. Like seriously, there are endless books, articles, movies and talks explaining why the comfort zone is not the best hangout spot. I totally get the reasoning but I struggle with assessing when I am in or out of my comfort zone. No, the comfort zone is not this one…

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BOOKS

Becoming by Michelle Obama

Reading Michelle Obama’s book “Becoming” was a memorable and beautiful experience. Truth be told, I was too much of a Barack Obama fan that I rarely kept up with the rest of the Obama family. So, Michelle’s story was my first time up, close and personal with an absolutely amazing woman. Her book was also my first audio book so…

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SPIRITUALITY

MAKE LENT COUNT

“Hey Guys, what are y’all giving up for lent?” Emmmmm…..Emmmmmm as they all disappeared into their rooms, phones and study. They asked for it! Using my Mummy voice, I repeated myself. C1: I don’t want to talk about it (code for I don’t have an answer yet) C2: Milk (Boy, you need to give up Fortnite) C3: Anime (This child…

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BOOKS

Books Speak!

From my desk at work to next to my Starbucks Coffee, to popping out of my Mak Nisy Bag at the Walmart -Michelle Obama’s Book “Becoming” has started more conversations than I anticipated, triggered a range of facial expressions and even made folks let out sounds I am yet to understand. #ThePersonalisPolitical Becoming is my book club’s February book and…

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PARENTING

All for Pizza

So my oldest ordered a large pepperoni pizza and triggered off an absolutely entertaining evening for me.  I have four sons 17, 16, 12 and 9. Unique individuals but they share a common gift of resilience, comedy and intense play. My other three sons tried to hustle a slice of pizza but C1 was determined to frustrate all their efforts.…

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SPIRITUALITY

FOREVER GRATEFUL

“Mummy, tell us our baby stories” asked my sons 17, 16, 12 and 9. What started off as a series of funny stories ended up reminding me of why I have to stay grateful and knowing for sure that God has been faithful to me. As I told them stories of my unique pregnancies, labor, toddler days and so on,…

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EVENTS

A WOMEN’S HEALTH SEMINAR HOSTED BY ASKYOURGYNO

She is Competent, Genuine, Forthright, Thorough and Humane, She is Chetanna Okasi M.D. and you get to meet her if you RSVP for this seminar below. Many women get caught up in their daily routines that we rarely remember to schedule our annual physical exams. The truth is many of us are multi-tasking goddesses and that headache, nausea, fatigue, shortness…

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