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What is so Terrible about the Terrible Twos?

My daughter, Aleana, is a vibrant twenty-seven-month-old toddler whose favourite word is No. Her favourite thing to do is to put her palms out and say, “no mummy, stop”! she loves to run all over the house once her clothes are removed for bath time to hide in her favourite spot. Her favourite thing to…

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Coconut Bread Pudding

The sweet smell of sweet potato pudding baking in the middle of the night is a treasured childhood memory. It was a time when everything was ok, my family was together and happy. Since becoming an adult, whenever I eat sweet potato pudding, I feel safe and warm. That love of sweet potato pudding started…

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How to Cope With a Job you Hate

Before I landed the job I now have, I remember praying and asking God to grant me this opportunity. I remember feeling like this job would change my life, like all the things I was dreaming of would become a reality if I just got this job. I knew I would do my absolute best;…

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Cinnamon Rolls

I have been baking for several years now; I am a self-taught baker who is not afraid to try new recipes. However, there are some recipes that I completely avoid, because they seem too complicated. Recipes such as Red Velvet Cake, Coconut Cake, and rolls, or any log type cake. But today, I have conquered…

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Five Things I Learned from the COVID-19 Pandemic

When the pandemic began, I was completely enthralled, knee-deep in breastfeeding and being a new mom with all the bells, whistles, and stress that came along with it. COVID-19 was very scary. I started worrying about what the pandemic meant for my family and my premature newborn, who had to visit the hospital every two…

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My Visit to the White Sand Beach Seafood Restaurant

In today’s economy and especially in this pandemic where stay at home and restrictions are the order of the day, entertainment and going out are not a priority nor are they recommended. However, for one’s peace of mind, it is essential. My husband and I are creatures of habit and we typically visit the same…

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How to Use Checklists to Improve Productivity (With Template)

When I first started my current job, I had trouble completing tasks, not because I couldn’t do them, but because I kept forgetting them. It got to a point where I forgot to do an important task that was were detrimental to my employer. I vowed that day that I would never allow that to…

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Jamaican Rice & Peas

There are certain things that scream Jamaica, things such as Reggae, jerk chicken, white sand beaches, and now… rice and peas. While Jamaican rice and peas may not be internationally renowned, rice and peas is a locally tried-and-true staple. Rice and peas is a Jamaican dish that is eaten daily and form part of our…

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Advice From My 25-Year-Old Self

 I was feeling nostalgic recently, so I began scrolling through my old photos and found this photo: I remember the exact day this was taken; I remember how I felt – I got the new pair of shoes I was longing for… it was a black embossed patent leather Mary Jane, with 4-inch heels… it…

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