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The Kids are with Their Dad this Year: 3 Ways to Deal with a Childless Holiday.

For some of us, this isn't our holiday this year. The holidays are here, and there's a chance that some of us may have everyone together, a split, or no children in the home.  This is a likely story for a blended family. Having to share special days with your ex isn't always fun, but it's necessary for the children to experience the holiday lifestyle at both homes. This year we had 3 of our children for Thanksgiving,but our oldest…

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A Family Trip to the Park in the 2016 Mitsubishi Outlander!

    What's up NAETION! I am so excited to tell you guys about the 2016 Mitsubishi Outlander. This vehicle was given to us for a whole week to review. This SUV seats 7, so my family of six was able to fit comfortably, with a little room left over for all of our personalities! LOL. We didn't go out of town, although this vehicle would have been perfect for that. Spacious, comfortable, and let's not forget GOOD LOOKING!  …

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Mothers Day Lessons That My Children have Learned.

IT'S MOTHER'S DAY! I know that I talk about relationships and such an awful lot, but being a Mommy to these four little people is a very rewarding and wonderful accomplishment. I'm like, the source of all sources to them. Being a mother to Makai (12), Zaniya (10)Marquis (8), and Jasmin (13) is something that I cherish and honor. I asked them to tell me what they've learned from me, and what lessons really stick with them. They've decided to…

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3 Ways to Handle Being Manipulated by Your Kids.

3 WAYS TO HANDLE BEING MANIPULATED BY YOUR KIDS. Welp. This is a touchy, but necessary blog post. Children will tend to attempt to play both sides of the fence. More so, if the adults in the situation aren't playing nice at the time. The little people can use this to their advantage to get whatever it is they think they want. From experience, these few resolutions are what work for us. KNOW WHEN YOU'RE BEING PLAYED. We all probably…

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Dear Makai….

Before the year comes to a close, I wanted to share with you all a letter that I wrote to my oldest son, Makai. My spirit was moved to write this letter after I was informed of the Tamir Rice story, and the lack of justice that comes with it. If you are unaware of the story, .... A Cleveland grand jury decided not to indict the white police officer who shot and killed Tamir Rice, a black 12-year-old boy…

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