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Habari Gani; A Closer Look at the 7 Principles of Kwanzaa

Habari Gani; A Closer Look at the 7 Principles of Kwanzaa

Habari Gani? This is Swahilli for ‘What’s the news?’, a greeting that is used during the week long celebration of Kwanzaa (December 26-January 1) and is answered by stating the day’s principle. Kwanzaa celebrates, uplifts, supports, encourages, educates, and reminds us of our African heritage that sometimes gets hidden within the world we live. My […]

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Facing cancer this christmas

Facing Cancer this Christmas

There are moments in this life that stop you in your tracks. They shift your universe and make you start evaluating everything around you. One of these moments happened to our family last month, and I am grateful that it’s given us the opportunity to look at what is important and “cut the fat” from […]

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Reflections on Motherhood and the Solar Eclipse

Have you heard about the upcoming total solar eclipse? It’s a once-in-a-lifetime experience where the viewable area of the solar eclipse will cross from the West Coast to the East Coast in a continuous path. The last time this phenomena occurred was 100 years ago. Living in South Carolina, we have the privilege of seeing […]

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80's Nostalgia

80’s Nostalgia

I always wanted to have a daughter, and had always imagined all the fun things we’d get to do together. I never imagined that part of that would include the glory of purchasing so many of the toys that I grew up with! Seriously though, have you guys been to Target lately? (I’m sure in […]

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