He Bleeds Football – Raising Athletes By Jasmine

Jordan was injured playing the sport he loved on the weekend of 9/26/2020. Right now he is in critical condition. We are currently raising money for his full recovery. Please take a moment and say a prayer for his amazing family or donate if you can. Welcome to another edition of #TalesFromTheATL and this timeContinue reading “He Bleeds Football – Raising Athletes By Jasmine”

Mai Prom Stiles – The Tux & The Big Day

Part 3 and the epic ending of Mai Stiles prom debacle. Come read how she handles the stress of tux shopping, transportation, and teenage expectations.

SHAME ON IT ALL. Explicit Language Warning. True Reflections on Mom Shaming.

Explicit Langauge Warning. This post is excellently written but does contain several expletives. If they make you queasy then beware. Herstun. “Do you really co sleep?” — Yes, it’s just as fulfilling as exhausting. “You’re not gonna make him eat?” — No, he’s clearly not hungry. “He’s only 1 with a tablet?” — Yes, he’sContinue reading “SHAME ON IT ALL. Explicit Language Warning. True Reflections on Mom Shaming.”

Mai Family Stiles — A Timeline — 2007 — Friends

I know. All this smiling and you would think that we have been this way forever. But this. This has been a journey. We have a timeline so to speak. So let me take you back. Year — 2007. Fashion trends — Thongs, fitted caps, and bubble coats. I didn’t need a bubble coat where IContinue reading “Mai Family Stiles — A Timeline — 2007 — Friends”

The Blended TRUTH

I know Will and Jada & Swiss and Alicia, have y’all thinking that being a blended family means that you are having Thanksgiving dinners together and traveling to exotic locations as a collective.  But unfortunately, that’s not the truth for most blended family situations. Don’t get me wrong that would be nice, but the truthContinue reading “The Blended TRUTH”

Meet A. Paige — Opening the Book on Active Duty Spouse Life

Well hello there. I am A. Paige and a few titles I have the pleasure to hold: Wife to my best friend Sister Mommy to 2 gremlin-angels Daughter Sister to 2 gremlin-angels Bestie to my BOSS girl tribe And all around hot mess. Lol. But don’t judge me though. I heard Herstun was out hereContinue reading “Meet A. Paige — Opening the Book on Active Duty Spouse Life”

The FEAR by Queen feat. Marcus the Visual

People ask me all the time why I am willing to drive my children across town to a school, that’s not in the “best neighborhood.” My response is both simple and complex. For one, the schools they are zoned to attended are not the best. Which would force us to have to put them inContinue reading “The FEAR by Queen feat. Marcus the Visual”

Y’all. These Kids Don’t Have JOBS.

So there’s this notion in motherhood that, your children are supposed to be better dressed than you as a mother. And that it’s ok if you walk around looking like a rag doll, as long as your children are well kept. You have minimal standards. You wear sweats, mini-you wears jeans. The world smiles on your mothering skills and ‘sacrifice’.

Mom Jeans? But Why.

I know mom jeans are making a comeback, but not with me. I’m not ready to pull out my Levi’s 550 just yet. Instead, I find myself in a strange space when it comes to fashion, especially as mom. Let me take you back. So my love for fashion really didn’t start until about middleContinue reading “Mom Jeans? But Why.”