A Mom is Sentenced Too: 79 days and counting! ๐Ÿ˜”

Some days are better than others, I cry, I laugh, I worry. I wait for his emails like I’m waiting for a tax check to come through the mail. Lol ok, I needed that laugh! I’m up early this morning after crying my little heart out. I miss my son so much, my heartaches likeContinue reading “A Mom is Sentenced Too: 79 days and counting! ๐Ÿ˜””

A Mom Is Sentenced Too: Made it 30 Days

Well it’s now February, we have made it exactly 34 days, I’m so amazed at how I made it through. Some days are better than others, but we are doing the best we can. It took a little minute for him to settle in, but he has made do. I still get worried from timeContinue reading “A Mom Is Sentenced Too: Made it 30 Days”

Why do first-time male offenders receive jail sentences instead of probation or rehabilitation? ๐Ÿค”

The current Justice system seems to work pretty well in most cases, but it does have its caveats. One of the major issues for a lot of people is that first time male offenders are facing injustice when they commit any type of felony. Thatโ€™s especially true for the African American men that didnโ€™t commitContinue reading “Why do first-time male offenders receive jail sentences instead of probation or rehabilitation? ๐Ÿค””

Some Days are Better than Others!

Sometimes left to myself I get kind of sad and low, my husband for once notice I wasn’t feeling happy today. Some days are better than others, today isn’t that day! I miss my son so much and being so far away from him makes it even worse, I just still can’t wrap my mindContinue reading “Some Days are Better than Others!”

Days: 13-15 A Mom is Sentence Too

Wow it’s been only 15 days! I miss him so much, just picking up the phone to call him. I have like 15 jokes I need to tell him and can’t. Today I was feeling a bit blue before saying my prayers…But God๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿพ He knows how to send me to the right scriptures. I justContinue reading “Days: 13-15 A Mom is Sentence Too”

A NOTE FOR MOMS DEALING WITH INCARCERATED CHILD

Recognize that courage Losing your loved one to the criminal justice system is full of grief and may God never punish anyone like this. But struggling and coping with this tough situation is what moms should do! Ending racism and differences between an African American woman & American woman will take both courage and time.Continue reading “A NOTE FOR MOMS DEALING WITH INCARCERATED CHILD”

Days 10-12 A Mom is Sentence Too

Happy visiting day for my son, he got to see his little family today since he has been locked up! He seemed so happy on the phone last night when I spoke with him. He got a big surprise because my sweet grand is saying “da-da”! I’m so excited about everything that little fella isContinue reading “Days 10-12 A Mom is Sentence Too”

Days: 8-9 A Mom is Sentence Too!

Just got off the phone with him and he was very upbeat, considering yesterday day he got his release date. November 9, 2018 my birthday month! This would be the best gift ever to see my son put this shit behind him. I email him constantly even when I know he can’t email right back.Continue reading “Days: 8-9 A Mom is Sentence Too!”

A NOTE FOR MOMS DEALING WITH INCARCERATED CHILD

It is toughโ€ฆ It is tough to be a woman, tougher to be a mother but toughest to be a mother of โ€˜blackโ€™ child. This is because the perception of people changes when they see someone who is black and we have all the instances to prove that injustice do happen with so called โ€˜blackโ€™Continue reading “A NOTE FOR MOMS DEALING WITH INCARCERATED CHILD”

Day 3: A Mom is Sentence Too

The days seem long as hell, I know it’s only been three days but in my mind it feels like forever. I take my phone every place I go even in the shower, yes in the shower!! I don’t want to miss his call, hearing his voice somehow soothes me. We spoke today for theContinue reading “Day 3: A Mom is Sentence Too”