Lifestyle

Knowing The Most: Developing Selfhood in Child-Rearing

In 14 years of motherhood, I have learned that there is such a thing as “knowing the most.” This is my term to define which areas in personhood and human development it benefits me (as the mama) to know the most about my child(ren). For the sake of a whole-child …

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Culture

Ms. Jae’s Musings ~ 25 May 2020

This is the Friday of the week beginning on May 25, 2020. Welcome to Free-thought Fridays! We continue with GEMINI SEASON! The most wonderful time of the year! This week there is Africa Day, May 25, and the final day of school in our District. A moment of silence to …

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Lifestyle

These Three Women {and more}

I spend a lot of time coaching or consulting with other women about various aspects of life including building intimacy, feminine power, navigating relationships, rearing children, and more. Almost every woman who I first encounter tells me that they do not have very close relationships with other women or they …

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Culture

Ms. Jae’s Musings ~ 18 May 2020

This is the Friday of the week beginning on May 18, 2020. Welcome to Free-thought Fridays! This week brings GEMINI SEASON! The most wonderful time of the year! This is the last week of Ramadan! Time to eat ’round the clock. Bigs ups to Ancestor Malcolm X whose birthday was …

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Lifestyle

The Simple Math of Provision and Multiplication

The amount (and degree) of “relationship” laziness I have witnessed lately is insanely alarming. It baffles me how many adults actually desire to approach partnership with nothingness. In my latest encounter with (what I call) The Foolishness, I visited a certain online space where women were sharing their thoughts on …

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Culture

Ms. Jae’s Musings ~ 11 May 2020

This is the week of May 11, 2020. There is more Ramadan. And not much else, huh? Mother’s Day has passed, and the calendar is on a quiet spell for a bit. I became a student again this week. Two graduate-level courses. I wrote this post. I am adding a …

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Grad School

The Journey in Choosing My Schools Vlog Series #2

Hey, Y’all! Droppin’ in to tell you about my latest vlog series. This entire site (in some way or another) is dedicated to my journey to and through grad school…again. But this time, I plan to score a doctorate degree. (And is this vlog below I reveal what I plan …

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Culture

Ms. Jae’s Musings ~ 04 May 2020

This is the week of May 4, 2020. Agriculturally, Astronomically, welcome to Month 2. There is Cinco de Mayo. There is May’s Full Moon, the Flower Moon. There is more Ramadan. I published this post. And at some point this week, my graduate students graduate with a master’s degree in …

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Lifestyle

Isolation, Incubation, & Immunity: Cultivating Security in Our Relationships

Every now and again the me who is a mama and the me who is a relationship partner crosses paths in a place where I am curious to approach a relationship situation in a similar way that I have as an educating mama. Y’all ever have two of your identities …

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Culture

Ms. Jae’s Musings: April 27, 2020

This is the week of April 27, 2020. There is my female soulmate’s Earthday. There is Ramadan. And at some point this week, I move into my new apartment. These are my top ten (shareable) thoughts in this week’s rhapsody of Miss Jae’s Musings: 1. The Best You. I know …

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