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Marriage vs. Cohabitation

There’s an interesting debate on whether folks are opting to live together as supposed to getting married and why. This generation is entirely more relaxed and unbothered by the expectations and or traditions of their families. Why and what changed? After speaking with some friends and family members, I then spoke with coworkers and random … Continue reading Marriage vs. Cohabitation

Listen Carefully to the Love in Your Heart: Mom/Dad Can We Talk?

As a parent in a culture where anything goes, I have concerns like most would. Kids have way more to process than most of us did when we were their age. So why aren’t we, as parents, managing accordingly? I have my opinions, but I don’t want to judge knowing how difficult it can be … Continue reading Listen Carefully to the Love in Your Heart: Mom/Dad Can We Talk?

The Holidays Are Coming…You Got This!!!

I love this time of year? The holidays can create such warmth, tradition, and a sense of worth. Not to mention it can remind families of what’s really important. It’s a time when matriarchs and patriarchs alike share stories of times passed and families gather over traditions of old recipes passed down from generations to … Continue reading The Holidays Are Coming…You Got This!!!

Mothers, Daughters, Disrespect and Finding the Road Home to Heal

It’s no secret that since the dawn of time, the relationship between mothers and daughters can shift when young girls graduate into adolescent women. This transition, for some, can bring mothers and daughters closer and bring them great joy. For others, it can be an absolute nightmare and cause a real rift in their relationship. … Continue reading Mothers, Daughters, Disrespect and Finding the Road Home to Heal

Understanding the Marinade

When individuals get together, start families and create traditions, sometimes we often think about how we pass down recipes or keep family heirlooms manage properties and want them to be cherished, protected and preserved. The same should be said about how we find ways to stay in our relationships. Maybe you haven’t had that conversation … Continue reading Understanding the Marinade