Podcast Episode 7 feat. Stephan Speaks

On Episode 7 of the BECAUSE I SAID SO podcast, Stephan and I discuss the unrest and rioting in Baltimore. We show love to our President Obama for having such an amazing sense of humor by recently giving an amazing speech. We share our thoughts on pregnant women who date as well as dissecting a video that was recently made that says that black women behave more submissively when they are in interracial relationships. Please tune in! Subscribe! Share! And leave a review in iTunes!

https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/because-i-said-so/id981974172?mt=2

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Podcast Episode 6 featuring Stephan Speaks

Here is my recent episode on my “Because I Said So” podcast featuring Stephan of Stephan Speaks Relationships.

On this episode we quickly discuss some of things that are currently happening in the news. The Obamas. Hillary Clinton campaigning to be the next big dawg in the White House, Mama Tina Knowles getting hitched, Drake getting tongued down by Madonna and so called justice that makes zero sense in America.

If you want to listen to it on your smartphone, you can catch the episodes on iTunes at https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/ep.-6-feat.-stephan-speaks/id981974172?i=340011414&mt=2     OR …. you can just listen to it RIGHT HERE!

I Started A Podcast!!!

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Actually, I started it a while ago and I’m just sharing it. I’m very excited about it! I’m very proud of it. I’ve been saying that I wanted to do it for some time and I finally am! So if you are interested or bored at work, take a listen, share and subscribe because I have more episodes on the way!

If you’re on your computer and you want to take a listen, you can go to …

http://becauseisaidso.libsyn.com

If you want to listen to it on your smartphone, you can catch the episodes on iTunes at https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/because-i-said-so/id981974172

….and if you have an Android, you can go to the link below!

http://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=63882&refid=stpr

Enjoy and let me know what you think! 

Easter Gimmicks

slide_412572_5209038_free-2Happy belated Easter! I hope it was a great one for you. It was a regular day in our household. No eggs. No baskets. No gifts to the kids. No new dresses in pastel colors. No bunnies. No Easter egg hunt. And not even a trip to the local church. I mean… Why? We don’t usually go to church any other Sunday throughout the year so why would we go on Easter? Simply to make a statement saying we celebrated Easter?  Continue reading

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The Friday TurnUP!

The turn up is so real for us on Fridays. While some folks are out clubbing or prowling the streets, we get our jam on with Jesus by participating in a monthly bible study with other like-minded married folks.  Do people in their mid-thirties still TURN UP in the club every Friday? Is TURN UP even the word to use nowadays?

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Looking back at Mother’s Day 2013

Mother’s Day is a couple days away and I can’t help but to reminisce about last years AMAZING Mother’s Day surprise my husband put on for me. He hired A Squared Meal by A&A Chefs out of St. Louis to come into our home while we were at church to make us a four course Mother’s Day Brunch. I was totally surprised to see two white folks standing in my kitchen after we had just got done praising The Lord! Ha! Continue reading

Dinner Table Conversations

At the dinner table… having dinner.

Raven: Mommy, whats wrong? You aren’t talking. You aren’t smiling.

Me: Just thinking.

Raven: About?

Me: Grown up stuff.

Raven: Maybe you should talk about it. I’m not a grown up but maybe you can talk to me?

Me: Thanks baby… but I doubt you can help me.

Raven: Well, can you tell me anyway?

Me: I’m just thinking about my life. My purpose. And what I am going to do when I grow up?

Raven: But… Mommy? You are a grown up.

Me: I know. Which is why it’s even more frustrating… because I’m grown and I still don’t know what I’m doing with my life.

Raven: But …. you’re a mommy! You cook. You clean. You take care of us. That’s what you do with your life.

Me: Yeah I know. But there is more to life. I want to do more. I like taking care of you guys. But the cooking and cleaning? I don’t necessarily like it. I do it because I have to.

Raven: Which makes you even MORE awesome. Because you sacrifice! You do things that you have to do when you don’t want to. You could have the house dirty and not feed us good food… but that’s not what you do. You keep the house nice for us. You come to our school and help. You’re a mom. An awesome mom. That should make you happy!

Me: It should! And it does! But I think I want more. What do you think I should be when I grow up? What do you think I’m good at?

Raven: Ummm…. Well??? … I think you are a good problem solver.

Me: How so?

Raven: Well… it seems like you are ALWAYS on the phone talking to someone and giving advice. You’re always talking to people to help them solve their problems. You’re kinda like that bald Vanzant lady and Oprah.

Me: Oh really? So you think I’m a problem solver?

Raven: Yup. A good one!

Me: Well if I start solving problems, then maybe I will be famous and travel the world to solve lots of peoples problems! What do you think about that?

Raven: Wait… does that mean that you will be out of town?

Me: Probably.

Raven: For more than one day at a time?

Me: Possibly.

Raven: Oh… well then in that case, you need to just need to stay home and keep talking to your friends on the phone and solve their problems…. because I like it when I come home after school and you are home.

The Coldest Winter Ever?

It’s cold. Bitterly cold. And it’s been COLD for way too long. I know it’s winer. I know its SUPPOSED to be cold in the winter but this crap we have right here in St. Louis is some other shit. This is some arctic, polar bullshit that I don’t have the time for. And I understand that a large part of the nation is dealing with cold temps but that has nothing to do with me. I don’t care about all that. I care about me being cold and not leaving the house for five days straight because I’m too annoyed to deal with frostbitten hands. Continue reading