#YouTube: GRWM Chatting Intentional Weight Loss

If you’re familiar with the “plus community” then you are familiar with how diverse the opinion of intentional weight loss is. The plus community is made up of an array of belief systems some of which are vehemently against losing weight on purpose.  In this video today I’m “weighing in” with my opinion!

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#MomChronicles: I Still Struggle w/Parenting a Special Needs Child

On this blog I have recorded hundreds of thoughts about every topic you can think of. That’s why when my son was diagnosed with ADHD & Tourette’s Syndrome I couldn’t think of a better place to share my thoughts. If you’d like to catch up on those articles you can click here, here and here. If…

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4 Ways to Combat Your Depression

Here on this blog, you all KNOW how much mental health is a big deal. I try to share information I think will be helpful, so today’s post is no different! Did you know that one in ten adults suffer from depression? That seems like it is such a crazy statistic, but it’s true. And,…

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Curvy Spotlight: Ceceily Maraya

If you’re not new here, then you’re already familiar with the Curvy Spotlight here on my blog where I highlight women in business. If you are new here, welcome! And make yourself comfortable and prepare to dig into today’s spotlight honoree. Meet Ceiceily. Ceceily Maraya is the owner of not one but two businesses here…

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Navigating Travel Arrangements w/a Disability

I have always had anxiety issues since I was a little kid. Most people would never know when meeting me; but I have social anxiety to this day! Through therapeutic methods over the years both talking and medication; I’ve pretty much learned how to deal with my anxiety. At least I did, until my disability…

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Curvy Spotlight: Apples Peaches Pears Boutique

I am always a fan of women being in business for themselves; that’s why I chose to create the Curvy Spotlight section of my blog so that I could highlight them. I am particularly fond of women who strive to create an inclusive environment for larger bodies; which is why it brings me so much…

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#Youtube: Maybelline Dream Velvet Foundation

Once again I’m back reviewing my latest drugstore brand foundation purchase! I was intrigued by the Maybelline Dream Velvet Foundation because of it’s LOFTY claims of being a hydrating AND matte formula. Checkout my full review to see how it held up!     Website: http://apyoungblog.com http://apyoungbeauty.com Socials: Instagram & Twitter: @apyblog Facebook: AP Young…

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Review: Big Fig Mattress

If you are anything like me, quality sleep means a LOT to you. I’ve always been a lover of sleep; but as my health took a turn for the not so great, sleep has become that much more valuable to me. That’s why it was sucking SO bad when my mattress betrayed me and stopped…

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Fall Fashion: How to Stock your Closet without Emptying your Wallet

Every time a new season rolls around, I always get flustered with my clothing options. Things go out of style, pieces fit differently than they did in prior years, and sometimes, you just need a closet refresh. But, when you do need to stock your closet, you do not have to empty your wallet. You…

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