FEATURE STORY, MOTHERHOOD

Funny and Heartwarming Things My Little Ones Have Said About My Pregnancy

After we found out we were expecting, Travis and I didn’t make a big pregnancy announcement to the kids (although I think even our simple announcement was BIG NEWS to them). We wanted to keep things simple and just tell the kids together. I was honestly really surprised by their reactions. They were over the… Read More Funny and Heartwarming Things My Little Ones Have Said About My Pregnancy

FEATURE STORY, MOTHERHOOD

My First Time Exclusively Breastfeeding Was with My 5th Baby (+25 Breastfeeding Tips)

Thinking of exclusively breastfeeding your baby? In today’s post, I’m sharing my breastfeeding experiences which led me to exclusively breastfeed my fifth baby. I hope my breastfeeding tips can encourage other moms who are wanting to breastfeed or who are currently breastfeeding! The first time I exclusively breastfed one of my children was when I… Read More My First Time Exclusively Breastfeeding Was with My 5th Baby (+25 Breastfeeding Tips)

FEATURE STORY, LIFESTYLE

5 Tips for Toxic-Free Living (+ How You Can Share Your Green Living Journey on #TOXFREETHURSDAY)

As Earth Month comes to an end, I thought I would share a blog post on how we can be more mindful of transitioning to toxic-free living or as most call it– green living. No, I’m not talking about eliminating drama or toxic relationships out of your life (although we all could benefit from a… Read More 5 Tips for Toxic-Free Living (+ How You Can Share Your Green Living Journey on #TOXFREETHURSDAY)

FOOD

Freshen Up Your Chicken Leftovers by Making a Spicy Chicken Stir-Fry

Lately, I’ve been craving spicy Asian food. If we’re not cooking an Asian-style dish for dinner, then I’m turning leftovers into an Asian lunch meal to satisfy my cravings. One leftover recipe I recently created on the whim is Spicy Chicken Stir-Fry. A couple of weeks ago, Travis had cooked Italian-seasoned chicken with Brussels Sprouts… Read More Freshen Up Your Chicken Leftovers by Making a Spicy Chicken Stir-Fry

FAMILY, FEATURE STORY

7 Homeschool Tips to Help You Ease Your Way into Homeschooling Your Kids

You may not know this about me, but I am a homeschool mom. I’ve been homeschooling my children for seven years now– from middle school to high school and now elementary school! It’s been quite a journey these last seven years and I have learned so much about home education. So I thought I’d share… Read More 7 Homeschool Tips to Help You Ease Your Way into Homeschooling Your Kids

DETROIT GUIDE

My Favorite Art Pieces from CCH Pounder’s QUEEN Art Collection

The last art exhibition I visited in Detroit was at the end of February to see the QUEEN exhibit at the Charles H. Wright Museum. QUEEN is a personal art collection from actress CCH Pounder which features a beautiful collection of African, African American, and African Diaspora art. Pounder is a four-time Emmy-nominated Guyanese-American actress… Read More My Favorite Art Pieces from CCH Pounder’s QUEEN Art Collection

LIFESTYLE

How are you doing?

Hi. It’s been a little while since I’ve written a piece for Good Life Detroit because I was taking a brief social media break. How are you doing? I hope you, your family, and loved ones are doing well during this challenging time. I know things are scary and uncertain and everyone is just trying… Read More How are you doing?