Self Care: 7 People You Just Can’t Help

“You’re a Queen Mother,” he told me, “inside of you is a medicine that will help many people!”  Those were the words of the Ghanaian Shaman with whom I met to give me insight into my life’s path.  I cried—not just because of that, but because he also spoke about my grandmother, with whom I […]

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Please Don’t Go There! What happens when mothers Compete.

Oh, the wonderful world of Competition-Land—have you visited lately? It’s a special place where mothers gather, in groups of at least two or more, to do the male equivalent of the penis swing; only women don’t have penises, which makes it even more annoying and  bizarre. Today, while I sat waiting for one of my children […]

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Love and Marriage: 7 Ways that Hollywood Lied!

In so many instances, love stories on television betray the minds of people who watch, by frequently displaying picturesque views of how couples mange to both fall in and stay in love.  Having been in my own marriage for the past 15 years, I’ve come to see that often times, when romantic unions are shown, […]

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5 Reasons You Might Need to Apologize to Your kids!

If you know me, and we’ve ever had a real conversation about my children, it’s probably come up that over the years, I’ve often had to apologize to them a lot, for a whole host of things.  I accepted early on my slim chance of ever attaining mother of any year, and decided instead to […]

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Why Married Couples Need Their “Thing”!

Many days, my husband and I are truly like ships passing in the night—though I swore years ago, when I was at least a decade younger and a lifetime dumber, that it would never be.   “He would come in from working the night shift, eat, shower, then get some sleep to do it all over […]

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Marriage and Money: 7 Do’s and Don’ts for Financial Success!

I didn’t care who you were—could have been my mamma, my daddy, my sister, best girlfriend, the Dhali Lhama, or even Ghandi himself– I still wouldn’t have listened!  When I married my husband Des, and he willingly took on every red cent of my debt—I knew right then and there that he was a keeper! […]

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Considering Separation or Divorce?

If you know any couples, who’ve been married a prolonged amount of time—for the sake of argument, let’s say a minimum ten plus years—and they tell you they’ve never considered separation, or even thought about divorce—stop what your doing and run from them immediately!  These people are dangerous, they cannot be your friends!  Never talk […]

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From Black Sheep….to Unicorn.

About ten years ago, my entire family was sure I’d lost my mind—even more!   They never really thought I was a “normal” one to begin with, but when I told them how I planned to homeschool my son, that was all the confirmation they needed to be finally and unequivocally sure!  “Kisha is crazy as […]

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Lost Child, Strong Will, Right Path!

She was screaming, more like sobbing, while calling out my name.  I could hear her from all the way inside my neighbor’s home—I think we were in the living room, although I’m not really sure. Neither don’t I remember how long I’d been there, or what we were playing. She had a little girl, I guess […]

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Lunch and a Lifetime! A Father’s Day Letter

Flashback almost 16 years ago, I sat across the table from you in the dining hall of our Alma-mater—co-workers we were then, stuck with only each other to kill some time.  We talked—about life, our dreams and goals—you told me about your family and your mom, I in turn told you about mine; then we […]

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