Amazing Photos of How We Celebrated Halloween

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It seems as though we spent the entire month of October celebrating Halloween. There were a couple visits to the pumpkin patch – one of them being Princess’s first school field trip, where I served as a chaperone.   There was also her first visit to a haunted house, which left me in stitches. Oh, we can’t […]

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Coping With the Stress and Guilt of trying to Balance it All

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I’ve heard people say that you can get sick from stress. I wasn’t sure about it before, but I’m absolutely sure of it now. I recently watched an episode of 48 Hours, and an elderly man who had been on a mission to find his son’s killer ended up dying because of stress, according to his […]

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The Time I Took My Four-Year-Old to a Haunted House

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I took my four-year-old to a haunted house for the first time this past weekend. She got scared, and I loved every minute of it. I do realize that may sound a bit cruel. What parent would want to scare the kid senseless? Me, of course! But all jokes aside, there is a lesson to […]

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Are Kids Halloween Costumes Too Sexy?

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It’s that time of year again…Halloween! What kid doesn’t look forward to dressing up in Halloween costumes and trick or treating? I wasn’t allowed to take part in any of the festivities as a child because of my Jamaican heritage. Halloween isn’t celebrated there. I certainly wouldn’t want to deprive my multicultural kids the opportunity […]

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Gettin’ Crafty Wit it for Halloween

I would exactly call myself an expert crafter. But when it comes to prepping for Halloween, you don’t need much to be creative and you don’t have to spend a lot either. Weather Anchor Mama

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Stuck Between Two Cultures

My native country is Jamaica, but I’ve spent most of my life growing up in the states.  With that said, I was always stuck between two cultures.  My siblings and I weren’t allowed to celebrate Halloween because it wasn’t celebrated in Jamaica.  I remember my mom referring to it as “duppy holiday” (translation- ghost holiday). […]

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