Do It For The Crop Top: Starting Now is the Best Thing

Do It For The Crop Top: Starting Now is the Best Thing

Ladies, I am telling you, do things that scare you no matter how afraid you are. The best thing would be that you ended up with results you wanted. The other case would be you realized you screwed up and it did not work out the way you wanted. Silver lining to the second scenario? At least now you won’t keep thinking about what if. Set an example, if not for anyone else set it for you. You can always come back home and eat nutella with a spoon while crying to Grey’s Anatomy.

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I Married a Human

I Married a Human

Sometimes it is difficult to believe I am a married woman. This time last year, I was not in the same position. I knew I would soon be married, but things just seemed to move so quickly- in a beautiful way. In October 2016, I was reconnected with a man I had met years before, engaged February 2017 and married in July 2017. This was only possible through Christ. It was not Brittney. It was not Michael. It was God. All God.

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I Could Hold My Own…but I Don’t Have To

I Could Hold My Own…but I Don’t Have To

Often times, we hear so many people talk down about being able to depend on your spouse—as if it’s a bad thing. I’m sure I’m not the first person to admit that isn’t. As a woman, I understand why it is so important to hold on to the independence that you have but, as a wife I also have to understand the importance of not carrying the entire load alone.

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How To Maximize Your Free Time: Mommies with Master Plans

How To Maximize Your Free Time: Mommies with Master Plans

As a single mother balancing a toddler, entrepreneurship, and a traditional 9-5, I can assure you that the task of tackling your goals may not be easy but you’re more than capable. Before getting a sense of organization, I had my dreams on the back burner. I felt that dreams were for people without bills and a baby and that there was no way to make time to be an entrepreneur when I had so much to do as a parent. Nonetheless God had a purpose despite my doubts, my ambition and ultimate purpose overshadowed my doubts.

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Lessons Learned from Dating Post-Divorce

Lessons Learned from Dating Post-Divorce

When I went through my divorce nine years ago, I thought that my life was over and that I would be alone for the rest of my life. My self-esteem was non-existent and I no longer knew what I had to offer anyone. Once I got back into the dating game my fear of being alone propelled me into relationships with anyone who would give me the time of day. From controlling to the unmotivated businessman, the men I was attracting into my life were lackluster but I held on instead of dealing with my feelings of loneliness.

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How To: Walk in Marriage When You’ve Never Had a Guide

How To: Walk in Marriage When You’ve Never Had a Guide

Our household didn’t follow the traditional gender roles, there was a time where he was the primary caregiver because we decided my career could support us. It was beneficial for him to focus on finishing his degree and we both had to make sacrifices to help each other along the way.  He was better at cleaning and I was better a cooking, not to say I didn’t clean or he didn’t cook, but we finally got into the vibe of knowing when it was time to take something off the others plate without them saying it.  

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5 SELF CARE TIPS: HOW TO MAINTAIN YOUR SANITY

5 SELF CARE TIPS: HOW TO MAINTAIN YOUR SANITY

Commit to yourself to regularly practice these 5 self-care tips. You will find that your days are lighter and less stressful. You’ll feel rejuvenated. You’ll be more productive and accomplish way more than when you ran on “E”. Remember, “E” stands for empty and exhausted, and you ain’t getting anywhere with that, Honey! You know how you wish you had more hours in a day? Practice self-care, and they magically appear in the same 24 hours you had before! How? I don’t know, but it happens! You’ll likely end up with true free time on your hands. Bonus tip for you over-achievers: if you add in healthy eating and moving your sexy body around, that’ll only boost your energy even more! Now, get out of here, and get yo’ self-care on!

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Love & Success: Women Don't Forget Your Place

Love & Success: Women Don't Forget Your Place

Work harder, smarter, faster, but don't lose your femininity. Regardless of what a woman wants to do with her life, she can't forget "her place".  The burden comes along with the fact that essentially, a woman has it inbred in her to be a nurturer. A woman has the natural ability to touch anything and bless it. She has the ability to heal tears before they start, often times whether she is a mother or not. Men are most successful when their backbone is strong, that backbone being a woman- mother, sister, partner, wife, daughter or friend.  In the moments of love and devotion, the lack of verbal gratitude can cause the woman to feel unappreciated and lead to bitterness. 

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TRUE LIFE: INSANITY DOESN'T WORK

Once I released toxic people around me.  That was difficult, because some of those relationship I’ve known for years.  But at the same time I recognized that I was creating insanity.  Practicing the same methods over and over was not attracting the man that I wanted.

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