Biracial Parenting: Helping My Daughter Find Her Identity

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Those of you that think kids don’t see color, think again! At three-years-old, Princess started talking about it– differentiating between white and brown grandma. I knew then that there would be plenty of conversations about race, so it was no surprise when she asked about her own skin color. I knew that helping my daughter […]

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How to Help Your Kids Set New Year Goals

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I love putting together fun projects with my kids. Not only is it fun to get them involved, it also gets them thinking. Plus, it allows them the opportunity to get their creative juices flowing. Here’s how you can help your kids set New Year goals. You may be wondering, how on earth can a 17-month-old come up […]

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How We Celebrate Christmas and Boxing Day

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When I learned that my job was celebrating Boxing Day, I was like “yaas!” Okay, so they weren’t really referring to the actual holiday. The company decided to give us the day after Christmas off because it falls on a Thursday. They threw us a bone by including Friday, I’ve been told. For those of you unfamiliar with the Boxing […]

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We’ve Reached An Agreement on Santa!

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After my recent post, Debating What to Do About Santa, I’ve gotten tons of feedback.  Thanks to everyone who took the time out to personally call, text, and email your thoughts.  I truly appreciate it.  You all have given me so much to think about.  My hubby and I had a long discussion about this […]

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Debating What to Do About Santa

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It seems like the holidays came so fast this year.  Every where I turn I see Christmas lights!  I think that retailers skipped over Thanksgiving decorations and went right to the Christmas displays.  Technically, this will be Princess’s second Christmas.  Last year she was only a few months old and didn’t really get to enjoy […]

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Unveiling Your Roots

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I always knew that I wanted to have a child someday.  I am so grateful that God has given me that gift.  But with this gift comes great responsibilities.  As a mom, it’s my job to teach Princess about so many things like morals and values.  Most importantly, it’s my duty to teach her about […]

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Stuck Between Two Cultures

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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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