• There are so many things they don’t tell you about the realities of having a baby. Like how you wake up the next day, and suddenly you have no clue who you are anymore. Nothing is the same as it was before you went into labor. Suddenly you’re living for someone else, your hormones are raging, your body is rapidly… [Continue Reading]

    Learning To Love Your Body Again …
  • We are almost 2 months into having Crown home with us, and it finally feels like we are finding our groove. They say going from 0 to 1 is much harder than going from 1 to 2, and I agree in some aspects, but sheesh, it’s been rough finding our way. The saying is true, in the aspect of already… [Continue Reading]

    Life Update: Smith Party of 4
  • If you keep up with me on social media, then you’ll know our baby girl made her debut on December 14th. It’s been the most beautiful, evolving experience of our lives. Her name is Crown Sephora, and we are absolutely in love. While Crown’s birth story started off rocky, it evolved into a very beautiful experience that I am so… [Continue Reading]

    Crown’s Birth Story
  • Baby Girl … We are patiently waiting your arrival, and I sit in awe of the fierce one you will be someday. Truthfully, I always knew I’d have a daughter, but I never knew you’d show yourself as quickly as you did. You were always meant to be, etched in history. Your name has been yours for as long as… [Continue Reading]

    A Letter To My Daughter
  • If you would have told me when I first had Brave that I would still be breastfeeding 10 months later, I wouldn’t have believed you! This has by far been the hardest thing I have ever done. It is a continuous journey that takes on a life of it’s own. I remember when I first started nursing Brave, I purposely… [Continue Reading]

    How I’ve Successfully Breastfed For Over 300 Days

Beauty Tip: Ice Cube Facial

Given that I’ve always had an uneven skin tone, it’s rare that I find a match for makeup. Over the years I’ve managed to maintain a healthy and even skin tone and I must thank skin icing for that. Fighting blotchy skin can be a tedious process, especially when you’re in between a tan or color shades. For example, that…

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I Quit My Job …

On this day, exactly one year ago, I took the biggest leap of faith I have ever taken before. I quit my job. It was the most frightening, liberating, insanely nerve wrecking thing I have ever done, but it ultimately turned out to be the best thing I’ve ever done for myself. I was consumed by the security, and fast…

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#OOTD

I’ve really been feeling swing dresses lately. They are so comfy and light, informal yet formal and extremely flattering. They’re perfect for almost any occasion and best of all, you don’t have to wear a body shaper because they are so flowy. I’ve been purchasing swing dresses none stop since August! Here’s a tip when shopping for swing dresses, make…

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Transitioning To Natural Nails

Silly me for being the little girl in 6th grade who begged her mom for acrylics because it was the cool factor to have airbrushed french manicured nails with designs. Low and behold, mama followed through with her baby girl’s wishes, and there went my healthy nail bed. I’ve been an acrylic nail wearer for about 12 years, and consequently…

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Allow Me To Reintroduce Myself

I would really like to think that I am this 25 year-old career driven young woman who has it all together. Living a luxurious lifestyle that includes fabulousity, being fearless and carefree all while waking up peacefully with perfect hair, expensive wardrobes, not regretting having seconds at dinner last night and even completing each goal on my bucket list. Truthfully,…

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