I Found A Lump in My Breast. Now What? – #BreastCancer


I’m incredibly overwhelmed by the support for me from my last post but I need to state clearly, I DO NOT HAVE CANCER. I went through all the testing and it was a benign (no cancer) tumor. However, I wanted to share my experience because if you ever find yourself saying “I have a lump in my breast”, I wanted to give you a preview of what may occur. When I found the lump, I wasn’t doing a self-breast exam but just taking a shower. I didn’t really know if it was there so I asked my husband … [Read more...]

The “Not Really A Secret” Secret I’ve Been Keeping

TOP SECRET Not Really Secret

This month has been a doozy for me and I feel like I’ve been keeping this huge secret. The reality is that it’s not a secret but for a huge sharer like me (I tend to tell people IRL so much!), I kept this close. I haven’t even told my family (I’ll figure out if they’re reading my blog now.) A few days after I wrote about childhood cancer, I found a lump in my breast and went through the process of testing to determine it was a benign tumor known as a fibroadenomas. I had a mammogram, … [Read more...]

A Bucket List in Progress: The First 15 of 50

A Bucket List in Progress

  Have you created a bucket list? You know that list of things you must do in life before it’s complete. I don’t really have one but lately I’ve been thinking about how I really need to create one. I think I’ve even blogged about wanting to create it before. I’m making myself come up with 50 things that I must do in life. The list is a work in progress. I’ve realized that most of these are with my children but there are a few things I want to do for just myself. Here are the first 15 … [Read more...]

My 100 miles as part of #Journey2AMillion for Childhood Cancer


This September, I’m walking 100 miles to help raise awareness and money for pediatric cancer research and treatment with the Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF). My 100 miles is part of the larger goal of one million miles and one million dollars in September for the 2015 Alex’s Million Mile Run.Walk.Ride. Childhood cancer is the leading cause of death by disease in the United States for children under 15 and every $40 raised funds an hour of research. As my friend, I’m asking you help … [Read more...]

ABCs of Rants and Raves of a Crazed Mom #coLAB

A to Z for Blog Post

We’re right in back to school season and what better time to go over the ABCs of Headband For Today. I have 26 things that I want to share with you but first I want to introduce you to Vicky from over at Rants and Raves Of A Crazed Mom. Pretty cool name right? Vicky is a mom to 3 awesome kids with their own unique personalities and project management professional with an enthusiastic interest in social media. She’s also in the process of writing the next phase of her life having recently … [Read more...]

5 Reasons OshKosh B’Gosh Rocks – #BacktoBGosh


I have to admit that boys are not the most fun to shop for. They wear pants or shorts and a shirt. That’s it. However, OshKosh B’gosh really does rock because it delivers on style for my boys every day but especially back to school! OshKosh has plenty of cool pants, shorts and shirts that we all can live with. I’ve been dressing my boys in their clothes from day one and I don’t see it ending for a while. OshKosh B’gosh is the perfect store for us because whenever they can, they’re all about … [Read more...]

Welcome to #Spelman19 : Words of Advice from Your #Spelman Sisters

Spelman 19 Blog

My dearest Spelman Sisters, Welcome to the Class of 2019! As an alumna of the Class of 2000, I am so excited and proud to welcome you into the Spelman College sisterhood. There is no place like Spelman College in the world because of the people who make up the College. Our professors, our students and our alumnae are an incredibly special gift. Your name is now woven into the fabric of Spelman College. My advice to you: Claim every bit of this experience and own your place as a Spelman … [Read more...]