Twenty-One Candles

I shaved my head when I was twenty-one. I can remember the excitement that ran through my body the moment the clippers made contact and hair fell around me. My hair reached far down my back, and within five minutes, it was gone. I looked out at the faces around me, seeing family members and … Continue reading Twenty-One Candles

Thank U, Next

It's hard to believe that it's already November as we head into our eighth month of the global pandemic while simultaneously witnessing a battle over ballots . This month, I had planned on going into a few different things that I'm truly grateful for, but there is a weight that comes from celebrating when so … Continue reading Thank U, Next

Why We Need to Stop Comparing Stay at Home and Working Moms

I had a hard day, but to be clear, I’ve had a lot of hard days. Just a few weeks ago, I left to go to work and within an hour I received a phone call from my disgruntled husband. Since the beginning of the pandemic, one of us has been working from home while … Continue reading Why We Need to Stop Comparing Stay at Home and Working Moms