Mary W

Mary is a Northern girl living her best life in the South. She grew up in Pennsylvania and had the privilege of growing up in a suburb right outside of Philadelphia. Of course, she still loves cheering on Philadelphia sports (Fly Eagles Fly). In 2013 her family moved to Montgomery, Alabama so that her brother could pursue football. Alabama is now considered her home where she raises her 4 year old. Other than being a mom; she is an educator, advocate and dog lover.

What We Learned From Play Therapy

Normalizing Therapy  I grew up in a household that didn't recognize mental health. There was a mindset that you can control every aspect of your life, so you don't need help from anybody. So, that...
Tulsa Massacre

Black History Month :: Tulsa, Oklahoma & Black Wall Street

Over 100 years ago in Tulsa, Oklahoma, there was a very successful community called Greenwood. In this neighborhood there were black doctors, black lawyers, and black teachers. This gave black people the opportunity to...

2022 :: The Year in Review

Wow, has it been a year?! I feel like I have been saying that every year since the pandemic started; it really put a lot of things into perspective. This was the first year...
Gyms with Childcare

Ultimate Guide to Gyms With Childcare in Birmingham

Sometimes it feels like there isn't enough time during the day to get everything done! I know I constantly feel this way, but I want to make sure that I am staying mentally and...

Horoscope Fun :: What Yours Means About You

When I meet someone, the first question I ask them is "when is your birthday?" because there are some key personality traits that each horoscope holds and I have found these to be very...

Alabama Fire :: What You Should Know About Birmingham’s WNFC Team

When I first moved to Alabama, I was frequently asked two questions. I feel like you have a good guess on what those questions were. 1)"Where do you go to church?" 2)"What football team...

Galentine’s Day :: Let’s Celebrate our Gal Pals!

Valentine's Day is a great day to celebrate the ones you love. This could include your significant others, children, parents, or your friends—especially your gal friends! Whether you all decide to stay in or...

Puppy Lessons

Recently, my son and I made the decision to get a puppy. I knew, more than him, that it would be hard work (especially on my part). Yet, when we saw a Facebook post...

A Thank-You Letter

I've recently had a lot of time to reflect on the people that helped shape who I have become. I mean, there are so many people that come into your life, only for you...

A Conversation With My Asian Immigrant Mother

If you haven't sat down with your mother, especially after you became a mother yourself, then I definitely recommend doing it. Honestly I only heard bits and pieces about my mother's upbringing throughout the years--...
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