December is my favorite month. I love everything about it. While we teach our children that Jesus is the reason for the Season, we set out our nativity, we read the story of His birth from the Bible, we still...
The holidays are the most wonderful dangerous time of the year.  When I walk into the grocery store, all I can see is rows and rows of tree nuts. Nuts are becoming widely popular in holiday dishes, from salads to...
The digital nature of today's society is aggravating to social stereotypes. It's almost impossible to shield your children and yourself from the onslaught of negativity. Black men are vilified in the media on a consistent basis. Walking down the street,...
I am FAR from a Pinterest mom. Most days it feels as though I am barely treading water when it comes to the delicate balance of my career and family. The utter chaos of motherhood has legitimately turned me...
Holiday season is upon us.  For many of us, it means peppermint flavored everything, trips to see lights, gift giving, and a time of reflection on the closing of another year.  We celebrate the holidays with gatherings upon gatherings,...
I have a strange tradition. Every year I watch my husband drag a cardboard box down from the attic. Then we assemble a fake Christmas tree, fluff its spiky branches, and place a silver star at the very top....
Last year was our son's first Christmas. In the weeks leading up to December, I tried to think of all of the traditions that my husband and I observe and how these would now become a part of his...
Christmas is my favorite holiday. It has been for years! I love the lights, the decorations, the traditions, the places we only get to visit between Black Friday and December 23rd. Each year we have our favorites that we...
The holiday season is one of the most enjoyable times of the year, yet it can also be the most stressful time of the year for some of us. There is not much time left to relax and actually...
It's #financefriday again, and today we're talking about how not to break our precious golden piggy over the holiday season. Today the golden piggy breaks out the holiday body armor to make sure his holiday pennies don't spill. Read...

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