I think it goes without saying…being a man who grew up without his father is hard. But being a father of a daughter is a different kind of hardship. It requires me as a dad to double down on their care, attention and love. One of the greatest lessons that I feel like I can
This post is brought to you by When You Wonder, You’re Learning and The Motherhood. All opinions are my own. Now many of us parents and adults can remember the nostalgic theme song, “It’s a beautiful day in this neighborhood, it’s beautiful for a neighbor, would you be mine, could you be mine.” Come on,
This post is sponsored by Optum Perks but the content and opinions expressed here are my own. Will this spinning (and spending) ever stop? This was how I felt after a rare, sudden case of vertigo. I’m still unsure what the root cause of this rare case of vertigo was, but, whatever it was, left
This post is sponsored by LightStream, but the content and opinions expressed here are my own. Have you ever had to make a decision that put your family in a better situation? Well as a husband, dad, and head of my household…I do it all the time. It is the greatest responsibility to protect and
Sponsored by The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services Do you have any regrets in life? You don’t have to answer that specifically. I know for me, there are many things that I wish I could change about life, but not necessarily regrets. As I shared a few months ago, I received my first
Let’s be honest, this past year has brought so many changes in our lives. From the places we can visit to the wearing a mask whenever we leave out home, there are so many things that have changed. What have been some of the major changes for you and your family over the past year?
Living in Detroit can make finding healthy and quality food selections more difficult. There are neighborhoods in the city that are labeled food deserts.
There is a consensus the pandemic has made the work to keep our home clean more visible. For many families the chore gap has widened, a term that honestly I had never heard of before this awareness. Typically the chores around the house: cleaning floors, dishes, and appliances fall on one person in the house.
Do you believe in WINTER BLUES? I don’t think it is a secret that winters, especially in naturally colder climates are brutal on mental and emotional health. Here in Michigan, winters are so unpredictable. Like our “first snow” on December 1st (seen below) that was a fun and light snow. Oh how I wish these
Shocked! That is the word to describe how I felt after reading a research statistic that showed approximately 70% of families lose their wealth in the second generation while 90% lose it in the third generation. Now for me – as a Black father who did not necessarily inherit generational wealth – this stat proves
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