Tips For Being A By Blessing Parent/Mentor

Caption: Me with King Ron (one of my favorite young people & our favorite host) & DJ Mike P. I met both of them when we worked together on Teens in the Park (TIP) Fest.  One of the most important roles that I have is being a bonus mom. I take this role very seriously…

Why I Love Crystals…

My grandmother used to live in a housing complex called Holy Temple when I was a little girl. I have such fond memories of living there with my grandmother. What I remember the most was that behind her complex was “the woods” and attached to the facade of the building were these stones that my…

After Cupid Shoots You: A Reflection on Love

I LOVE love & celebrating love. I had a huge work event today & enjoyed watching the social media posts of all of the couples. As I typed up my message, I started really thinking about love & what it means to love. 1. Love is not always neat & easy. There is this myth…

It’s A New Dawn So I Cut My Hair!

I have probably rocked every hairstyle imaginable – from the Jheri Curl of my pre-K years, to beads and braids, to the locs I wore from age 16 – 24. When I turned 24, I got tired of my locs and decided to have them combed out as I craved versatility. From there I went…

Couple’s Field Trip: Oriental Institute

“And as an mc you will study verbal magic But watch what you say ’cause you’ll attract it Control your subconscious magnet from pullin in havoc” – KRS-One Che & I decided to visit the Oriental Institute to check out the Ancient Egyptian Book of the Dead Exhibit. One of the pillars of our marriage…

Celebrating Love!!!

Usually I wait until February 1st to put out my Valentine’s Day decorations but this year I decided to put them out once I took down my Holiday Decorations. Here they are: Valentine’s Day has always been one of my favorite holidays. I will keep these decorations up through March 1st!

Portable Vision Board

I made a mini Vision Board to carry with me. My Recollections Planner from Michaels had a place for it. Its basically a mini version of the larger one that lives in my Home Office: I like the idea of “carrying” my Vision with me everywhere I go!!! Especially since I travel a lot.

Vision 2018

What a blessing to wake up to see a New Year. What a blessing to be alive! I spent my New Year’s Eve hanging with my family. I did something I’ve never done before, I brought the New Year in with a good physical cleaning – a hot bubble bath filled with all of my…

End of Year Rituals

Rituals are important. Chani Nicholas, one of my favorite astrologers says, “We set an intention and create a ritual to house that intention and that is making magic. That is creating a spell. That is creating our intention.”  The etymology of the world ritual: The English word “ritual” derives from the Latin ritualis, “that which pertains to rite (ritus)”. In…

Lessons Learned in 2017

Caption: A photo of the Spellbound Sky Metaphysical Store in Los Angeles, CA, that I had the chance to visit today for the first time!  I have several rituals for ending the year. One of my favorite rituals is to reflect on the lessons learned so that I can make the following year better. In…

What Are We Truly Prepared For?

We all have ideas – lists, dreams, goals and wishes. We visualize and we have all of these plans for the future money that we will make. We take test drives of the cars we want to drive (I see you Tesla!). We get fixated and obsessed with the things we hope to accomplish. Lately…