The Bahamas is So Much More

July 10th is Bahamian Independence Day. What better time to highlight why The Bahamas is so much more special to Bahamian citizens, residents, tourists, myself, and my family. The Bahamas consists of 700 islands and over 2000 cays, spanning more than 100,000 square miles of ocean. As the nation began reopening borders earlier this month,Continue reading “The Bahamas is So Much More”

Many Friends Mean So Much More

How many of you knew that National Best Friends Day was June 8th? I had no idea this day existed. Yet, it certainly got me thinking about friendships. I am the mother of a 6-year old daughter, and I always tell her: “You don’t need to have just one best friend.” “It is important toContinue reading “Many Friends Mean So Much More”

We Should Expect So Much More

Many of us are not able to process the horror, shock, and sadness we feel as we watch what happened in Minnesota last week and see the aftermath as it continues across the United States. Former U.S. President Barack Obama stated: “This shouldn’t be ‘normal’ in 2020 America.” He further added: “If we want our childrenContinue reading “We Should Expect So Much More”

Our Careers Can Be So Much More

As a military spouse, I have conquered six moves, six occupations, and four careers. Have any of these roles been so fulfilling I felt as though I was living my dream? Absolutely not. Have I ever defined or pursued my true passion? No. Has your career taken you on a path of fulfillment and self-actualization?Continue reading “Our Careers Can Be So Much More”

May Means So Much More

April showers bring May flowers. May also brings Mother’s Day and Memorial Day. Do you realize May represents so much more? It also includes Military Spouse Appreciation Day, Nurses’ Week, Teacher Appreciation Week, and Mental Health Awareness Month. Each of these observances symbolizes a role in my life.   Mother I have been a mother forContinue reading “May Means So Much More”

My Voice is So Much More

Two months ago, the world came to a halt. Suddenly, we all had time on our hands to stop, think, wait, and then think some more. I tend to be an anxious person and overthink a lot of things. One day, early on in the quarantine, I was on my morning run. A special friendContinue reading “My Voice is So Much More”