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My Top Tips For Traveling With A Baby

I have always been a traveler. I knew once Bryce made his debut; he wasn’t going to slow me down, if anything, he would join me! In the last three months, he has been on ten flights!! He boarded his first flight right around 6 weeks, and we have been jet setting ever since. Flying with a baby can be intimidating at first, but it becomes easier the more prepared you are

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Breastfeeding is Hard, but here is how I adjusted

What a beautiful blessing it is to create life and nourish life. I am currently eight weeks postpartum, and I am excited that this week also marks Black Breastfeeding Week. Black Breastfeeding Week was created because, for over 40 years, there has been a gaping racial disparity in breastfeeding rates. So this week is to help build awareness and get other women of color thinking and speaking about breastfeeding.

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Baby Bolden Is Here

At 11:30 am on July 2nd, I woke up with pain in my stomach. I shook it off as just Braxton hicks, but as the pain increased, I knew something was up. I stood up and walked into the living room where Ernest was playing his video games. I said, "Bae, I think I am having contractions!" He advised me to lay back down and to rest and see how I felt. After I relaxed, I started to count my contractions more closely

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Farewell Baltimore

I remember in 2010 when I moved to Baltimore. I had just graduated from the University at Buffalo, and I was eager and ready to start my career with the degree I worked so hard for. I landed an internship in Baltimore at Under Armour, and for someone with a business marketing degree, this was a dream opportunity! I packed up and moved to Baltimore in the summer of 2010 to start my internship and hopefully land a full-time job

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5 Keys To Plan The Best Baby Shower

Baby Bolden will be here in less than a month and a half, and we are beyond excited! Once we found out we were having a boy, I knew exactly what the theme for our baby shower would be! Since Ernest and I are huge basketball fans, it was only right that we celebrate the newest addition to our Bolden Team with the #BabyBoldenDraftParty.

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Showing Love By Giving

The five love languages is something I became aware of last year, and once I did, it was definitely life changing for my marriage and how I interact with my husband. Knowing your spouse’s love language is major to effectively give them what they need in the relationship.

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Keeping the Love while Chasing the Dream: Balancing Marriage and Entrepreneurship

I got up from my corporate desk with tears welling up in my eyes. I tried to hold them in as I walked swiftly to the bathroom. I pushed open the door and boom, just like that, the tears rushed down my face like I opened up the floodgates. I was so incredibly torn and sad. I walked over to the bathroom sink and looked into the mirror as I cried uncontrollably. “I can’t do this anymore,”

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THE BOLDEN SQUAD

My family means the absolute world to me. I thank God every day that I can wake up to an amazing, faithful and loving husband and a daughter that is full of life, love, and joy. On this Father's Day, I reflect on how important daddy/daughter relationships are.

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TRAVELING TO DISNEY WITH TODDLERS- Part 1

Yes, we just came back from Walt Disney World- AGAIN! What can I say, we LOVE it here!! Not even two months after our family Disney Cruise vacation, we ventured back to Disney for a press trip with my Disney family!! This time, we got to bring Aria’s best friend Skylar and Skylar’s mom, my friend Lavette! We had the best time exploring Disney together! Aria loved having Skylar with her as they created memories together each day.

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