Posts By: Eva

Be Great!

You may not see it, you may not recognize it, but I’m being great. We are all great. We are all born that way.   Happy Monday, all! Be Great!

Peek-A-Boob! Pt 1

In this series, I hope to share my initial  interesst and hiccups in breastfeeding, including fears, breastfeeding in public, breastfeeding in the African-American community, and possible extended nursing. On January 8, 2012, I remember cradling my young, un-stretched stomach, and allowing my mind to create the most beautiful fantasies of motherhood. On that day, hours… Read more »

Strange Fruit

A week ago, while talking to my Grandmother, she asked my opinion of the State vs. Zimmerman case. “I don’t think he’s going to get charged for 2nd Degree Murder, but I also don’t think he’s going to walk away without any charge.” I replied as I washed a plate. There was silence on the… Read more »

Happy Wife, Happy Life!

Since moving from the cold, dry lands of Chicago to the lush, warm, sunny, beautiful, lands of Florida, our lives have dramatically changed! Here’s a quick update to show you what I mean. We have a home!! It’s ours!!! I love our home so much. It is just such a huge relief to have a… Read more »

Short Leave

Hi all! As many of you know, Matt and I finally made the big move from Chicago back to Gainesville. We are thrilled to be in our new home, spending time with our Gainesville family, and unpacking boxes in between getting our little monster on a sleep schedule. I will be back as soon as… Read more »

Monday’s Mirror #3

This Monday’s Mirror is a little darker, a little deeper. Many of you may have already seen this video and heard this story (as it went viral on Facebook a few months ago), but it still pulls me in to my own pain and, and invites me to accept and work towards healing a little… Read more »

And With no Bra My Ninny’s Sag Down Low

Erykah Badu had no shame when she wrote that lyric ,  and it makes me smile every single time I hear it. The findings for a study regarding the effects of bra wearing were released recently and the conclusions are blowing minds. As someone who did not start wearing bras until my junior year in high… Read more »

Monday’s Mirror #2

Thought I forgot, didn’t you! Don’t doubt, dear friend!! 🙂 I will vary the source of these entries, but when I found this video, I knew I wanted to share it on my blog. This story is so refreshing and beautiful. I hope that this young girl and her words, determination, purity, passion, sensitivity,  and… Read more »

Monday’s Mirror

:Blows dust off of blog: Hey guys! :watches tumbleweed roll: I know it’s been a hot minute since I’ve updated, and I need to do better. I’ve been so wrapped up in surviving learning how to be a mom to a baby that has so many needs (love, attention, occasional baths, arms to sleep in, boobs,… Read more »

Baby Mama Drama Pt. 3

Before being a mama, I had plenty of friends with kids. This post is in my way, an apology to them, preparation for you future mamas, and a warning for those of you with friends who are baby mamas. When there’s a new baby mama: DON’T come to visit empty handed. Trust me. She is… Read more »