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I Met A Man Today That Was Once My Little Boy

Many, many years ago, okay 18 years ago, I gave birth to a beautiful little boy. I was young, I was single, I was a statistic.
It was likely I wasn’t going to finish high school, graduate college or get a real job. It was likely that my son wasn’t going to have the best life. It was BULLSHIT, and I was determined to rise above it, for MY SON.
Let me start by saying that I owe A LOT to my own Mama for being there for me and for pushing me to do better, achieve more, reach higher.

A Toy Can Open The Door To Best Gift A Child Can Ever Receive

Disclosure: This is part of a sponsored collaboration with AMP Agency and Walmart. All opinions are 100% mine.
There is nothing more awesome than childhood. You get to be carefree, free-spirited and just have fun! When I was little my mother owned a hair salon. I used to visit her there often after school and on weekends.
There were two women that worked for her named Helen and Mona that I still remember to this day.

RIP Christine of Adventures of a Thrifty Mama

It’s a sad day in the world of bloggers when we lose one of our own.
RIP to Mama Christine of Adventures of a Thrifty Mama and her son.

If you have a moment please stop by her Facebook page here to leave a few kind words to her surviving 3 children and family.
Christine and her son were murdered by her estranged husband (the boys step-father.)
You can learn more about the story here.
Domestic Violence is real and it takes the lives of loved ones. If you see something, say something.