Summer at Home Fun Guide

This blog post is in partnership with Dollar General. All opinions are my own. It’s officially summertime! The season of pool parties, BBQ’s, and water sports has finally arrived. Due to the nationwide pandemic, we’ve been home for a bit longer than usual, so keeping my daughter entertained has become a bit of a challenge. … Continue Reading

It’s Okay To Apologize To Your Kids

I know many parents feel like there are just certain things we don’t have to do as a privilege of being a parent. I don’t have to explain. I don’t have to abide by the rules. I don’t have to apologize. I shouldn’t have to because I’m the parent, and they’re the child, right? Wrong. … Continue Reading

I Potty Trained My Daughter in 3 Days!

Yes, you read that right. In 3 days, my daughter was officially out of pull ups (minus night time). By day 5, she was completely potty trained, even overnight. I know you’re probably reading this like “girl please, yeah right!” Trust me, when I heard about this method of training, I felt the same way. … Continue Reading

Sanai’s Two-tti Fruitti Birthday Party

Sanai’s birthday theme this year was super cute and simple and we loved it: Two-tti Fruitti! Different tropical fruit and a bunch of bright colors was the gist of the decor. We kept the party intimate and had it in the comfort of our home- it was perfect. My best friend Jasmine, Sanai’s god mother, … Continue Reading

Dealing With Terrible Two’s

Sanai is one month away from 2 years old and she has already entered the dreaded “terrible two’s” phase. Falling out when she can’t have apple juice for the third time in an hour. Screaming at the top of her lungs when I don’t let her open a bag of chips in the grocery store. … Continue Reading

Every Baby Is Different!

A few weeks before Sanai was born, I started to imagine how she would look. She’d be chocolate like her mama and have those beautiful dreamy hazel/green eyes like her papa. Wrong. I also imagined how quickly she’d develop. She’d be crawling by 6 months, walking by 10 months, and talking by 12 months. Wrong … Continue Reading

1 Year Party or 1 Year Pictures?

Milestone birthdays are always the hardest. And when it comes to the kiddos, every birthday feels like a milestone. So the question was: 1 year party or 1 year pictures? Which is more important? Which has more impact? Will they even remember the party? 

One Year in a Flash!

Sanai turned ONE on Saturday. Crazy, right? I’m still appalled at how quickly this year flew by. I went from refusing to let her leave my eyesight at the hospital when she was born to now planning her first birthday party. I literally don’t know where the time went, hence the party theme: One Year … Continue Reading