It’s ok to do it a different way. You aren’t bound to raising your kids the way you were raised.
Shout out to my husband for holding me down and making sure this was absolutely everything I wanted it to be.
Black Motherhood is a journey and there is no right or wrong way. I am writing my family's manual as it happens.
Black motherhood has changed so much from my personal experience. Looking back on my childhood, a lot of mothers were surviving. They were in full on survival mode and did not have a way to put that experience into context.
Somewhere in human life we lost respect for children and it shows in how we treat them.
We are more often seen as warriors to defend instead of women who are to be protected and cherished. Being capable of surviving trauma doesn’t mean that we have become immune to it.
It’s possible to have high end items without breaking the bank.