Family, Family and Friends, Life, Relationships

Food for Thought: Seperate Vacations

Dear Followers, I was listening to the radio this morning and they got into a debate about whether it's acceptable or not for you and your significant other to take separate vacations? I think yes it's ok. Everyone deserves some ''me" time to relax and reflect without having to worry about anyone else but themselves.… Continue reading Food for Thought: Seperate Vacations

Family, Family and Friends, Life

Should kids be paid to do chores?

Should you pay your child to do something that they should already be doing?  No. Let me tell you why.   I understand paying a child for doing something extra, or rewarding them for working hard on something, but I don't think chores should be a part of that list. Learning to be responsible and… Continue reading Should kids be paid to do chores?

Art and Poetry, Family, Life, Millennial

Poem: ForgiveMe

I was raised?… I was raised to be Christian, by family of blood by family of community by those who lived entirely by the Bible down to the period the very last scripture. Please forgive me My own experiences within their devotion formed me my beliefs of right and wrong, good, and bad, they became… Continue reading Poem: ForgiveMe

Family, Family and Friends, Life, Millennial, Relationships

The Double Sided Boar Brush

Super Short Story: Like I've mentions before, my boyfriend and I are of different ethnic backgrounds. I absolutely love our ethnic and cultural differences. It is so fun to introduce each other to culturally common practices, items, and foods. This super short story is about the 'Boar Brush". The boar brush is a hard bristled… Continue reading The Double Sided Boar Brush

Family, Family and Friends, Life, Relationships

My Filipino Boyfriend: Lotion

Again, I'm black and he is Filipino   Lotion Previously, my boyfriend has been 'banned' from wearing cargo shorts by one of our friends. He bought some earlier this week as part of a moment of rebellion. We have plans to go out of town this weekend and my boyfriend insists on wearing the cargo… Continue reading My Filipino Boyfriend: Lotion

Family, Family and Friends, Life, Relationships

My Filipino Boyfriend: African Black Soap

African Black soap An anecdote  I'm black. My boyfriend is Filipino. I felt that was important to mention just for clarity's sake. November 2016, 2 months before we actually started dating, he had never been over to my house before. So, he and a few of my other friends came over and he goes to… Continue reading My Filipino Boyfriend: African Black Soap