My Fall Rewind: An Ode to Self-Care-“It’s On Tonight”

https://www.youtube.com/embed/nAcptDyFb5c Sam Salter’s “It’s On Tonight” reminds me of my first stage in adolescence. It sounds like a Vaughn Harper introduced throughout his quiet storm radio show, while I sat in the passenger’s side of my parents’ cars, as we voyaged from Manhattan to our apartment in Queens on a summer night. I loved these... Continue Reading →

Cydney’s Graduation

  My little girl graduated from Pre-K yesterday.  Cydney has been preparing for the day for quite some time.  About two months ago, I was asked to pick Cydney up no earlier than 5 pm so that she can rehearse for it.  There were poems to practice and songs I didn't want her to sing... Continue Reading →

The Homework Struggle

April 28 will mark one year since Cydney started preschool.  My first post on this blog was titled "I Wasn't Ready," in which I lamented about my then eighteen month old daughter starting daycare that ended with me saying "That first day is going to be a bitch." (Looking back at that first post made... Continue Reading →

Cydney’s First Day Of School

My first post on this blog was about how I wasn't ready for Cydney to start daycare.  After lots of going back and forth and needing the space Monday was the day.  Cydney started preschool.  I have been getting everything together for the last couple of weeks.  Medical records: check.  Uniforms: check.  Money: for the... Continue Reading →

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