So when you achieve certain goals, like marriage, great career, say like having 4 kids; you enter a world very people have lived. There's no normal. You're in a perpetual state of a "new" normal. Fortunately (I think) our daughter's volleyball tournaments take us all over the country. The boys tend to stay with my... Continue Reading →
Face your Fears better yet, Embrace them!
Easier said than done, am I right? Recently I've seen this in action, from an incredibly strong black woman who you wouldn't think feared anything... my beautiful mother-in-law. In September, she married her high school sweetheart. Their paths diverged while in college. Both of them are succeeding in their careers. Both of them have personal... Continue Reading →
Our Fantastic Fourth! Introducing, Sadie Jean…
Sadie Sweet Sadie Jean... On August 2nd at 0236, in glorious fashion, we welcomed our 4th kid, aka heavyweight champion, weighing in at 8lbs 4oz (largest of the 4) and 21.5in. My ob/gyn so kindly followed my birth plan but young Sadie did not as much, you know how girls are, lol. I was induced... Continue Reading →
Rekindling our love, Fogo-style… Our 5th Wedding Anniversary!!!
So it's hard to celebrate when work schedules do not permit. On our 5th wedding anniversary (Shout out to us!), I was working 12 hr nightshifts and hubs was working during the day. Since this is pretty normal us, usually happens once a month, we vowed to try to go out together soon. We exchanged... Continue Reading →
Maybe not so Wicked, just Misunderstood – NYC Chronicles Finale
Sooo, the Couture Fashion Week show lasted about 45 minutes, which gave us ample time, to run upstairs to our hotel room and change for... Broadway!!! Which so happened to be a lovely 2 block walk from our hotel. Yeah I'm pretty awesome when it comes to planning. I admit I wanted to see Chicago,... Continue Reading →
The Tap Makes Me Want To Dance
Late night/early morning blog posts may just be the best way to describe Brentandnaomi.com. This post was meant to be a Tech Tuesday but due to a scheduling conflict this will be going out after midnight making it actually Wednesday. So Santa blessed me and my family with a few new tech products for the... Continue Reading →