Representation Matters

THIS GIRLโ€™S MAMA IS HAPPY TODAY! ๐Ÿ˜ After the school run I went to @sainsburys for some essentials, yes I was brave enough to do the food shop with two tired kids๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿฝ & spotted this @mamalifemagazine ๐Ÿ˜ As a Mama, who works empowering Mamas, & a writer, based in Staffordshire, something tells me this caughtContinue reading “Representation Matters”

You can be happy.

Maybe you need to break up with your boyfriend.. Maybe you need to eat healthier.. Maybe you need to redecorate your home.. Maybe you need to start being creative again, sing, dance, write, draw & paint for fucks sake! Maybe, just maybe with making some small but COMMITTING to changes.. YOU CAN BE HAPPY. Itโ€™sContinue reading “You can be happy.”

You donโ€™t want to think about what you donโ€™t want..

If you think: ๐Ÿ˜•โ€˜I donโ€™t want to feel like sh** anymoreโ€™ ๐Ÿ˜•โ€˜I donโ€™t want to have anxiety anymoreโ€™ ๐Ÿ˜•โ€˜I donโ€™t want to be afraid anymoreโ€™ ๐Ÿ˜•โ€˜I donโ€™t want to be skint anymoreโ€™ ๐Ÿ˜•โ€˜I donโ€™t want to be insecure anymoreโ€™.. YOU arenโ€™t going to make the changes you want in your life!! Every time you thinkContinue reading “You donโ€™t want to think about what you donโ€™t want..”

FINALLY THRIVING.

๐ŸŒฟ Look whoโ€™s in the office with Mama again? My baby boy is better than he was, quite chatty today but heโ€™s still under the weather. So he needs to be with me. ๐ŸŒฟ Iโ€™m feeling so grateful that I can be there whenever they need me. That I can take care of my family,Continue reading “FINALLY THRIVING.”

Source

Source is like a ball of fire, the ball of fire. I came from it, yet when I touch it I wince at the singe of my fingertip. I suffer when I leave it. Source is the ball of fire. In which when I submerge myself, I will burn, I will shine and I willContinue reading “Source”

Jamaican belly warmer ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿปโ€๐Ÿณ

๐ŸŒฟIโ€™ve got the essentials for a belly warming dinner when we have family dinner tonight in from the cold outside โ„๏ธ ๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ‘งโ€๐Ÿ‘ฆ ๐ŸŒฟ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ฒThanks to The Dragon Slaying legend Mr @levirootsmusic ๐Ÿฒ for making Caribbean cooking easy for me. ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿผ After over 8 years in a Caribbean family, Iโ€™m getting some phenomenal feedback on my CaribbeanContinue reading “Jamaican belly warmer ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿปโ€๐Ÿณ”

Receiving Criticism..

Something happened today.. As some of you may know I write creative pieces such as short stories, poetry etc. And today I was a part of a workshop in which four of my own poems were to be critiqued.. ๐Ÿ˜ฌ๐Ÿ˜ฌ๐Ÿ˜ฌ๐Ÿ˜ฌ Iโ€™d had fleeting thoughts about it last week but soon forgot about it. Last nightContinue reading “Receiving Criticism..”

This woman..

๐ŸŒฟ See this: This is the face of a woman trying to multitask, fingers in many pies so to speak. Exams, assignments, training, assessments. Not to mention parenting and the โ€˜hundreds and thousandsโ€™ that come with that. The mum who has no make up on the school run, who might not look like she hasContinue reading “This woman..”

RELY ON YOU.

๐Ÿค” BOTHERED ABOUT OTHER PEOPLEโ€™S OPINIONS???? ๐Ÿค” โ™ฅ๏ธ YOUโ™ฅ๏ธ NEED โœจYOUโœจ TO BE HAPPY WITH WHAT YOU ARE DOING WITH YOUR LIFE. ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿผ โœจWAY MORE โœจ Than you need other people to be happy with you and your life.๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿผ IN FACT.. If you arenโ€™t happy with what you are doing with your life.. How theContinue reading “RELY ON YOU.”

Am I a crystal convert? ๐Ÿ’Ž

๐ŸŒฟ I really wasnโ€™t sure about all this crystal stuff before. But I L O V E this Rose quartz pendant. It may just be coincidence that Iโ€™m noticing a positive change when I have it on or close by me but it really doesnโ€™t matter. If I feel Fabulous, who cares why?? ๐Ÿ’—๐Ÿฅ‚ ๐ŸŒฟContinue reading “Am I a crystal convert? ๐Ÿ’Ž”

The public meltdown scenario..

๐ŸŒฟ I took the kids to uni with me today & they were great.. But then.. ย Iโ€™d let my son bring his iPad to play during my class which was fine throughout the hour but then he didnโ€™t want to give it back to me. ๐ŸŒฟ Embarrassing, he didnโ€™t have a meltdown as such butContinue reading “The public meltdown scenario..”

One of those days.

๐ŸŒฟ So this was my day today.. a series of messy mistakes. I forgot the kids had non uniform day, I missed my morning lecture as my daughter needed to see the doctor. I smashed the coffee jar, stalled the car, was late for the afternoon lecture and sweated the whole afternoon. BUT MORE IMPORTANTLY..Continue reading “One of those days.”

Monday Mantra

๐ŸŒฟ MONDAY MANTRA:”All I Need Is Within Me Now.” ๐ŸŒฟ Repeat this mantra each morning, seven times. Each time accentuating one word. Starting with “ALL” the first time and accentuating “NOW” the seventh time. E.G:  “ALL I need is within me now.” “All I need is within me now.” “All I NEED is within me now.”Continue reading “Monday Mantra”

Captured moments of magic.. #TBT

Throwing it back to 2012. The year I gave birth to my second born. My son, my man, my boy. ๐Ÿ’™  Maternity leave was very much anticipated. Working full time with a one year old to 37weeks pregnant.. I was sooo ready.  I had been fortunate enough to get a new job, a promotion andContinue reading “Captured moments of magic.. #TBT”

Two under two.

Now my son is almost 5 and my daughter is 6 and a half.  They are so independent now that as annoying as trivial needy moments can be, I find myself secretly relishing in them. “Mummy lie in bed with me” “No babe your a big kid now get to sleep night night I loveContinue reading “Two under two.”

My ‘GO TO’ (Dairy Free) Ice Cream ๐Ÿฆ

๐ŸŒฟ This Swedish Glacรฉ ice cream is Dairy Free, and made with soy.  โœ… ๐ŸŒฟ Since my kids have dairy intolerance  I’ve been so pleased to find that my local ASDA store stocks this ice cream in Chocolate & Vanilla! ๐Ÿ˜‹ ๐ŸŒฟ We sometimes have the vanilla one with dairy free chocolate sauce ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿผ๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿผ SoContinue reading “My ‘GO TO’ (Dairy Free) Ice Cream ๐Ÿฆ”