Getting Through the Struggle With Grace

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Book setupOn February 15, 2015, the Bata Shoe Museum was the place to be for the book launch of “A Walk in My Stilettos,” by first time author, Makini Smith. The event included full access to the exhibits, a copy of the new book signed by the author, a short reading, complimentary wine, hors d’oeuvres and an array of cakes and sweets all provided by ‘Yummy Cakes and Cupcakes.’

Makini Smith is an inspiration who aspires to show you how the right mindset can turn anyone from being the victim to the victor, turn obstacles into opportunities, and attract the life you truly deserve. In her book Makini shows us how she became a power house whose life stories serve as a reference for anybody enduring trials and tribulations; she shows people that they can get through whatever struggles life throws at them. “We all have struggled, but keep them to ourselves. We are all the same and can relate.” Continue Reading

Going to School. Parenting at Home.

mom child sunsetParenting in College is not an easy thing to do but I have found a way to make it work; I am in advertising after all, so coming up with creative solutions is my forte! Studying and taking care of my daughter became hard so I relocated to Hamilton to be closer to school while my parents take care of her during the week. Prior to this change, I was finding that the distance and time it took to get to and from school (exceeding 3 hrs at times) along with the madness that Canadian winters bring, I just wanted to sleep when I got home. Eventually I felt that taking a grip on reality and asking for help was much needed.

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