#Thankful Tuesday

 MommyEmma

Thank you Mommy Emma

I’m so thankful for my grandmother Emma Louise May aka “Mommy Emma.” As a young woman, she migrated from Orangeburg, South Carolina to the Washington DC area where she became a domestic worker taking care of affluent families. She was always a first class lady. She was polite, kind, loving and a wonderful grandmother. She wore white gloves not only as an usher for church but everywhere she went. She ironed sheets and pillow cases. Her house was immaculate. She cooked the best mac and cheese, fried chicken, cabbage, and the best pound cake. Kudos to “Mommy Emma” who influenced my life. #ThankfulTuesday  #ThankYouMommyEmma

We’d love to hear your grandmother stories.  Please post your comments below.

 

#Throwback Thursday

Summer and Me
She always had a serious look on her face.

 

Where did the time go?

It seems like it was just yesterday when she was my sweet little baby girl.  She’s still my sweet little baby girl who has grown up to be such a beautiful young lady.  When she was a toddler, I struggled with combing her hair.   I kept her in cute little hats because I had a hard time coming up with cute hairstyles.  I thought it was going to be easy doing hair.  Not!!!

As her mom, I pray that she blossoms into a beautiful woman who will make good choices.  I hope I”ve equipped her with all that she needs to overcome any of life’s challenges, to grow spiritually, and to “reach for the stars.”

Prayer request- Touching and agreeing…My daughter will continue to use her God given gift of playing the violin even after she completes high school.  In Jesus Name amen. (Smile)

Send me your “throwback” pics of you and your beautiful daughters and a brief description.  Will feature you on my next Throwback Thursday.

Welcome to Mother Daughter Initiative

Welcome to my first blog!  My blog is for moms of ages, guardians, aunties, grandmas etc..raising  biological or non- biological daughters .

Having a daughter is a gift from God.  I’m so thankful for the relationship I have with my daughter.  The goal of MDI is to strengthen mother-daughter relationships by providing workshops, seminars, conversations in person or online to improve communication skills, while building loving and supportive relationships within the family unit.

Healthy and fruitful conversations with other moms to discuss ideas, thoughts, feedback and comments on how to handle some of the issues of raising daughters.  We want our girls to remain pure, have self-esteem and focused on their God given purpose in life.  This isn’t about judging anyone’s parenting skills.  We want to help provide positive and purpose driven goals and standards to help our girls with life’s challenges.   I would love to hear your feedback and your comments.

Let’s start a conversation about dating…At what age are you comfortable with your daughter dating?

 

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My daughter and I attending the Mother Daughter Brunch 2015 with Bishop McNamara High School.