College Bound: 12 Dorm Must Haves

During my college bound series I will cover several topics. As a senior photographer I see many kids who are heading off to college for the first time and many stressed out parents. I also have 2 daughters in college currently. So, I know exactly how they feel. As a lot of parents are getting ready to send their kids off to college I want to help out where I can, especially since I had to wing it my first year as a college mom. I am providing a list of items you will definitely want to put on your grads wishlist. Trunk 7 Grad parties are even better when your guest know exactly what to buy. So create them a wish list at my favorite store Target. If you prefer Walmart and even Bed Bath & Beyond these are excellent choices as well.

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Reflecting on 2017

So, we are knocking these months out left and right. January is OVER and February's end has come and gone. March pretty much speed by. We leaped past April and here we land in May. Can you believe we are almost in the sixth month of the year? Originally I wanted to bring this reflection at the end of the first quarter but here we are. This is me acting in one of my lessons moving forward even when you fall off the wagon.

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I Wish I Never Found My "Tribe" and Why You Should Stop Looking Too!

Contrary to my title in the moment I was super excited to find my tribe, my sisters, my community! That was until I realized what really comes with finding your tribe. From personal experience, trust me, it's not for everyone. After testing the waters in this whole #communityovercompetition life, let me tell you, I have a few reasons why you should stay solo. I mean come on... Do yourself a favor and just don't do it.

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The Black Stay at Home Mom - Thoughts

Today I want to discuss Black Stay at Home Moms (SAHM). Some of the myths and some of the reason my husband and I are considering having me stay at home with our kids. Some of the questions I will be answering are, why am I considering it? Have I always felt this way? What are my fears or hopes from staying at home with my children? What does life as a SAHM or WAHM look like in my vision?

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