Finding a Professional Friend aka Therapist

Hi Friends, Welcome back to the blog! The month of May has been jam packed with awareness surrounding mental health as it is National Mental Health Awareness & Maternal Mental Health Awareness Month. So, as we wrap up I encourage you to take the extra step and prioritize your mental health beyond May. There are…

Putting Yourself First

Hi Friends, Welcome back to the blog! Have you figured out your self care Saturday or Sunday plans yet? If not, you're in for a treat! Today, I'm diving into one of my favorite Rs of self-care: resting, relaxing, recharging, & resetting. Can you guess which one we're going to explore? Reset! One of my…

Do it scared

Hi friends! Take a moment to think about that one dream, desire, or goal you've set for yourself but have yet to pursue. Alright, now that you've identified your 'one thing', what is stopping you from taking action? Lack of time, motivation, experience, child care, education, boundaries, or doubting that you can actually pull it…

Rest, Relax, Recharge, Reset

Hi friends! Thanks for joining me again on the blog. As the week comes to an end I would like to encourage you to check in with yourself. What does your mind, body, and soul need? Is your mind needing to rest or reset? Your body needing to recharge or relax? Or have you been…

More than a Mom

Hey friends! Welcome back and thanks for joining me again on the blog. Have you ever been so engulfed in one area of your life that you have lost sight of yourself? Whether it is a new position at work, romantic relationship, caring for a older family member, activism, or dare I say... becoming a…

Going through the Changes

Hi friends! I would like to welcome everyone old and new to the WHOA MAMA blog. At the end of July my family relocated to Warner Robins, GA from Panama City, FL as my husband received military orders to Robins Air Force base. I don’t know about you, but I feel like it’s been forever…

Mama’s Mental Health After Baby

Hi Friends! Thanks for joining me again on the blog. If you're new here, WELCOME! And if you're a vet, WELCOME BACK! The first time I released this post was during Black Maternal Mental Health Week 2020, but since information surrounding maternal mental health never gets old I will continue to share this post. During…

Dear Sleep… Part II

Hi Friends! And welcome back to the blog. About a week shy of my son’s first birthday I wrote a blog post called Dear Sleep, I miss you. As a mama who was suffering from sleep deprivation and exhaustion since MLK day 2019 (yes, I know the exact date) I was struggling when I wrote…