Ugochi E

Ugochi was born and raised right here in Houston, but has spent most of her adult life in the Midwest. She is a proud Nigerian American, member of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority and veteran teacher. She is a lover all things candy and spends her time exploring the city with her son Arinze {2014}. She has published her first book titled Beautiful {available on Amazon}.

Reclaiming Your Time: How and Why to Take a Social Media Break

Last June, I took a social media break. It didn’t quite go as planned. I hadn’t realized how many ways I was logged into my Facebook account, and how easy it would be to...

National Book Lovers Day:: A Love Letter to Books

  Dear Friend, Why do we need to celebrate books? Let me tell you why. To know books is to love them. And every day, I fall in love with their power and finesse. When I was...

Where to Celebrate Juneteenth in Houston

Juneteenth is this Saturday, June 19. There are lots of events happening around town for you to celebrate Juneteenth in Houston with the whole family this year! When I was growing up, I thought Juneteenth...

All My Single Mamas:: How to Treat Yo’ Self this Mother’s Day

I remember my first Mother’s Day as a single mama {which, due to a series of unexpected events, was my first Mother’s Day}. I told my teacher bestie that I was feeling sad that...

Lessons I’m Learning On Dating While Parenting

Dating while parenting is hard, but like most hard things I have to believe it’s worth it. And before you ask::• I am not pretending to be an expert as I write this. I’m...

Read Across America:: Read More, Learn More, and Change the Globe

Reading is a fundamental right. We send our kids to school so that they can become better readers and better thinkers. Reading more authentic literature leads to high levels of critical thinking—so equip your...
Sorority Life and Community

How Sorority Life Prepared Me to Connect with My Students

Sorority Life and Community As a teacher, looking back at why I chose to become a part of a sorority in college helps me understand the needs of my students now. I joined a sorority...

A Letter to a King with an Update on His Dream

Dear Dr. King, Since you’re not here, I thought I’d give you an update on how your dream is coming along. I am mindful that your dream is not yet real. That our children are still...

Dayforward:: Making Life Insurance Simple

I am a single parent and a teacher- my little family relies on my paycheck alone for all of life's necessities and extras. For the better part of 2020, I've been locked up with...
Houston Moms "The Ultimate Guide to Holiday Events in Houston" #houstonmoms #houstonmomsblog #momsaroundhouston

Special Holiday Events In and Around Houston 2020

Houston is big on themed events, aren't we? The holidays are no different! One of the holiday events that we are looking forward to the most is Reliant Lights Mayor’s Holiday Spectacular on December 18th |...
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