Tag Archives: family

Amost Two Years

Today is party day at the Duckworth’s. One of our closest friends is here from Arizona, it’s been almost two years since he last visited.  Wishing everyone a fun filled weekend. Advertisements

Posted in friends, friendships, happiness, party, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | 7 Comments

Every Day Is Full Of Promise

The laughter of my great nephews fills our home. Each day is full of promise. Our niece and family are doing great. Kawika starts his new job tomorrow. The nephews start school and are comfortable and settling in nicely. This … Continue reading

Posted in family bliss, happiness, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Water Cooler is Buzzing

I apologize to my readers that I have not yet posted part 2 of when I was stabbed. There could be potentially several parts to that story as the pain and suffering, not only for me, but my children too, … Continue reading

Posted in Child Abuse, Depression, Domestic Violence, Dysfunctional Family Relationships, Family Secrets, Healing and Recovery, Mental Health, PTSD, Traumatic Experiences | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 15 Comments

A Letter From My Daughter Ali

Dear Mom, We have had a great weekend together and I really want you to know how incredibly happy I am that you are in my life now in a healthier way then ever before.  I am so amazed by … Continue reading

Posted in Dysfunctional Family Relationships, Healing and Recovery, Life's Blessings and Joys, Mental Health, Toxic Relationships, Traumatic Experiences | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 25 Comments

Keyshia Cole: Family First?

Since I started writing my blog, many followers have emailed me asking when am I going to talk about Keyshia Cole and her relationship to my son. As many of you know, Keyshia Cole is a famous celebrity with an … Continue reading

Posted in Domestic Violence, Dysfunctional Family Relationships, Family Secrets, Hollywood & Music Industry, Life's Blessings and Joys, NBA, Toxic Relationships, Traumatic Experiences | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

“The Gun” Case : #C042229CR

Have you ever returned from a vacation and thought, ‘Wow! That was one of the best trips I’ve ever had!’” That was how I felt the evening of March 10, 2004, when my husband Ronnie, our youngest son, Lance, and I returned to … Continue reading

Posted in Adoption, Child Abuse, Domestic Violence, Dysfunctional Family Relationships, Family Secrets, Mental Health, Toxic Relationships, Traumatic Experiences, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 12 Comments

The Thrill of the Sale: My Life in the Event Industry

Since resigning on August 3, 2012, from my position with one of the leading event production companies on the West Coast, I have missed some of my former co-workers and  clients. In fact, I became close friends with many of my … Continue reading

Posted in Family Secrets, Hollywood & Music Industry, My Life as an Celebrity Event Planner, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Death Threat

My favorite place to go is my psychiatrist office. Yes, I know, that’s not what most people think of as an enjoyable outing. It wasn’t even on my radar until six months ago.

Posted in Depression, Domestic Violence, Dysfunctional Family Relationships, Family Secrets, Healing and Recovery, Mental Health, PTSD, Toxic Relationships, Traumatic Experiences, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 20 Comments

Welcome to My World

To everyone who is following my blog and taking time to read my posts, I am very touched and grateful. When I started this blog a week ago, I intended for my first post to welcome you to my blog … Continue reading

Posted in Adoption, beaten by mother, Child Abuse, Depression, Domestic Violence, Dysfunctional Family Relationships, Family Secrets, Healing and Recovery, Mental Health, Murder attack, PTSD, Toxic Relationships, Traumatic Experiences | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 18 Comments