Let’s Talk Career: Why I’m Re-Branding For 2018

The short answer is, when people are looking for a freelancer to provide a service, they want to hire an individual more than they want to hire a service. They want to know the person they are hiring. Their complete personal profile, including but not limited to persona, written and oral communication, integrity, reliability, the…

Skincare: Aveeno Positively Radiant Daily Cleansing Pads

Aveeno is well known for gentle skincare products. I’ve used a few products from the Positively Radiant line and it suddenly dawned on me that I should do reviews of my favourite products. The Positively Radiant line is AWESOME! The pads come in a well sealed plastic jar. They are well saturated with soapy product, with…

Freelancing: One Year Update

Okay, I’ve officially been at this for a year, and I have to admit, it’s going pretty well. There are a few growing pains but they were expected. It has been a learning curve. I have absorbed a lot, navigated a bit and found what has been working well for me and what has not….

I Won’t Go Natural

Over the past few years, the natural hair movement has dominated quite a bit. I am here for it. As ever, my little country, Jamaica has been pushing boundaries on the international stage regarding what’s acceptable as beautiful hair. I am here for it! A few shining examples are the recent Miss Jamaica Universe, Davina…

International Men’s Day!

#InternationalMensDay It’s my blessing and honor to be loved unconditionally and cared by two of the best men God had to offer. I love you!! #Daddy #Hubby 😍😍😘😘 🙌👬

Becoming Mother: She’s 1!!!

On October 13, 2016, my most precious bundle of joy was born. It feels like just yesterday that I heard the doctor say “Siobhán is out!”. She was so tiny, even her newborn clothes were big. My husband hogged her for the first few weeks. The only thing I would get to do was feed…

Jamaica’s Perception of Discipline

How can we sit down and JUSTIFY a parent becoming so engulfed in rage, that we are actually placing ‘buts’ in the response to a mother wielding a MACHETE with no regard for the life of the child she believes she is disciplining. 

Emotionally Taxing Friendships 

 I had to separate myself from a person and situation that I believed to be more taxing than I would ever be able to tolerate or endure…

Landscape Lover, Pt 4

“You ARE single, aren’t you?” Kerri looked at him with concern. Her head tilted in ‘don’t you dare lie to me’ sort of way. “I am.” “Good. So, no hidden wife or children then.” Her smile deepened, revealing the deep precipice of a single dimple. It wasn’t enough to stop the souring of his mood…