Raising Twins, Multiples and Teenagers

During the teenage years, raising multiples can be difficult for parents and for the teenagers.  I am an identical twin and my hardest time was in high school but didn’t realize that until a little later in life. The combination of hormones rapidly running through the bodies, family changes or dysfunctions, new academics, social challenges, […]

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After Chemo – Next Steps

I know that chemo is hard and since there are different types of chemotherapy drugs that are specifically prescribed to each person for specific dosage to help us.  It’s something we have to do, but what they don’t tell you is what happens after the treatment!  I considered myself lucky because I only had four […]

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Recommended Books to Read

I am sitting here at Cape San Blas in Florida pan handle enjoying a glass of mimosa as I think through my next article that I want to write.  It’s hard to think of something after reading an intriguing book, that I literally just finished.  Sitting here at the beach watching the waves crash and […]

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Why We Adopted

Starting a family is scary whether it’s having a biological or adopting a baby, there are so many steps and things to ponder as you are starting this new chapter in your life.  If I could have had a biological child, I would have but we adopted, and it was one of the best decisions […]

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Funniest Quotes by Parents

Being a parent-one of the things, you have to do is laugh, sometimes instead of crying, it’s best to laugh. My sister always tells me to “keep it in perspective” when I am having a mom “moment” because I think the worst but always hope for the best.  I wanted to share some of the […]

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Asian American– Quotes to Live By

One of the things you will learn about me is I like quotes.  I always jot down in my journal, quotes that I hear or read that move me.   My Uncle Boad will send me quotes via email every Monday.  He said “to the mom of my favorite Asian American, Monday Quotes honoring Asian Pacific.”  […]

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Teenagers and Vaping

I have a teenage son and right now vaping is one of our biggest concerns.  As a parent, we don’t know yet the long or short term affects of vaping, using Juul pods, e-cigarettes or high levels of nicotine.  I have done my research and wanted to share what I have learned, from one parent […]

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How To Accessorize Like a Pro

Through my lifetime I have always been conservative. Now that I am “seasoned” I really wish I was bolder and did things differently. However, with that said, I have worked in Corporate America for the majority of my life which consisted mostly of black, navy or brown. Regardless of my age, I have learned to […]

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Cancer and Chemotherapy Tips

Cancer and Chemotherapy – Top Tips After I learned that I had breast cancer, they indicated I may not have to have chemotherapy. I was so thrilled that is all I focused on: get the surgery, do radiation and puff – I am done with cancer and can go back to regular life. Easy breezy! […]

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