Tribute to the Black Father

In honor of Father’s Day this month, I can’t help but think about the men in my family and how they help raise my son. Their dedication, love and guidance is often overshadowed by negative stereotypes, bias and negative characterization in our society. I feel compelled to shine a light on how much of an […]

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City Serenity

Summer is finally here. The kids are out of school, routines are set aside and in spite of being a gigantic six months pregnant, I am ready to get out and enjoy what St. Louis has to offer for families and children. My kids love to explore St. Louis as much as I do, especially […]

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Coming Home to St. Louis

I’m probably not your typical St. Louis girl. I always had a healthy appreciation for my hometown (and an incredibly healthy appreciation for Cardinals baseball), but I wouldn’t say I treasured it like I do today. The travel bug bit me in my early 20s, and I jumped at every chance to travel that I […]

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