Strong willed and determined since a little girl, this mom of three, wife, worship leader, writer, and career woman, believes dreams come true if you do the work. Nikyla hails from St. Louis, Mo, the “show me” state. She is a graduate of Louisiana State University and Southern University. She is a certified teacher and currently teaches at Louisiana Connections Academy. Her time out of the office is filled with family, friends and faith. She adores her three children Kyre, K’mya, and Kris and has been married to her childhood sweet heart Remiah Trask for fourteen years. Nikyla is currently a worship leader at Anchor Chapel in Baton Rouge. She has always been passionate about the things she sets her mind to. Her story of victory over severe anxiety disorder, after her third child, is truly one you must hear to believe. It will transform the way you view people with mental illness and even the way you view yourself. She is the founder of the mental health campaign entitled Be Brave. Writing has become a form of therapy for her, and the stories she shares are always honest, heartfelt, and transparent. Read more of Nikyla’s Brave Blogs here.

DIY for Momma :: At-Home Dip Manicure

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Son, I have written you letters before. We’ve had deep talks and Mommy & Son dates, but today, as you turn 18, I felt led to say a prayer. These last couple of years...

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Dear Mom of Breonna Taylor

Dear Mom of Breonna Taylor, I do not have words that could bring comfort. I definitely can’t even imagine or try to comprehend how you feel or what a nightmare this must be for you....