My little project

When Byron died I started reading about children’s grief, ways to help BJ cope and things that I could expect from him along the way. I wanted to make sure that I went about things the “right” way. And hoped to avoid any mistakes I could by finding what worked and didn’t work for others. …

The slow down

So we're in month million of Covid -19... the boys are back home. We've found our groove again and I turned 38 yesterday. I've been working on my patio thanks to the Black Women who Love Outdoor Living Spaces group on Facebook. I've been doing home projects thanks to Black Women who love interior design …

Chapter 9

Saturday my biggest boy turned NINE. The time has flown by so fast... I don't really know how to feel about it. He's maturing right in front of me. He counted down almost the whole month until his birthday in typical BJ fashion and he wanted to know if "everyone will know it's his birthday" …

A letter

Dear Boys, It's been a while since I've written you a letter, so today (Good Friday) I thought I should. BJ...my growing, handsome, strong and resilient boy.... how I love you. You're slowly turning into a preteen. You say the cool little phrases "you thought!" or "duh" and your little brother thinks you hang the …

5 years

So... it's been 5 years. 5 YEARS. And in those 5 years I've... Moved, had our baby boy, BJ has started Kindergarten and is now is 2nd grade. The boys have begun sports and have played (football, soccer and basketball). I left the company I was working at and am now on my 3rd job. …