#202020, ADHD, Albinism, BeYouTiful, Dancing in The Rain, Depression and Anxiety, Enjoying the Ride, friendship, grief, Mommy Journey, Motherhood, Soul food, Sweatpants and coffee, Teaching

You are in Charge 

Fighting for the needs of my children while battling depression and anxiety was the hardest thing I have ever done. These four years were a roller coaster of emotions without any sense of stability or predictability at all. The courage needed to fix it and the work that is required to change is now the ongoing battle. I know it will be a part of my life forever.

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BeYouTiful, Childhood, Dancing in The Rain, Depression and Anxiety, Enjoying the Ride, find your magic, grief, Kindness, Learning, Mommy Journey, Motherhood, Soul food

A Mama’s Heart

As moms we know a love like no other. What a lot of people may not consider is it also means we know worry like no other. It starts from the very second we learn that our child is on the way.  If you are a mom of children with unique needs there is also… Continue reading A Mama’s Heart

ADHD, adolescence, BeYouTiful, Brotherhood, Childhood, Depression and Anxiety, Enjoying the Ride, find your magic, grief, high school, Kindness, Mommy Journey, Motherhood, Teaching

Magic Matters 

Did you know that October is ADHD Awareness Month? I never knew either. I actually can not believe I have spent most of my life knowing as little as I do about the struggles I face. Honestly, I have always just thought I was lazy, crazy, and...well... just not good enough. Thankfully that simply is… Continue reading Magic Matters 

ADHD, adolescence, Albinism, BeYouTiful, Brotherhood, Childhood, Depression and Anxiety, find your magic, grief, Kindness, Learning, Mommy Journey, Motherhood, Teaching

ADHD Awareness Month

Those who follow me know my son and I both have ADHD. I have spent the last six and a half years engrossed in discovering and treating not only my son's diagnosis but my own as well. It has been my life's biggest challenge. It is inspiring, defeating, exhausting, sad, and enlightening all at once. … Continue reading ADHD Awareness Month

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Thursday is the New Monday 

You don't have to wait for Monday to get yourself back on track. The universe does not care what day it is! If something fuels your soul and you know it does, don't wait!! Do it NOW, for me that is #202020. What do you do to bring joy and magic to your soul? So if… Continue reading Thursday is the New Monday 

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Find Your Magic, No Matter What!

I want to write a children's book where the main characters have albinism and other special needs. I'm going to enroll in a Parent Advocacy class with The Federation of Children with Special Needs. I will become a certified Parent Advocate.

ADHD, Albinism, Brotherhood, Childhood, Depression and Anxiety, find your magic, grief, Learning, Mommy Journey, Motherhood, Teaching

The Sun Sets Without Magic Tonight

Losing control is not a luxury I can afford. Yelling and showing emotion only overloads his sensory system even more, making things worse. So, I do what the behavioral therapists have taught me to do, I stay calm, give as little attention as possible and stick to my guns. It sucks.