Gia Life Magazine

Welcome to Gia Life Magazine where anything goes in print because life isn’t life without a little Gia style. 

Mommy Superhero’s Guide: A-z

As a a single mom of three sometimes even I forget my own inner mommy super powers. When I say super powers I’m referring to parents innate ability to parent even through the toughest times. After the birth of my twins I was presented with new unique challenges as a parent. Unlike the birth of…

Mom to Mother SuperHero

As I’ve journeyed through this life as mommy, I’ve come to reckon my own inner superhero. Is it possible to experience challenges and see the perfection in imperfections? Do I measure up to mother new twin sons? These are all questions I continue to explore 1 yr postpartum. My superhero’s include Jesus, Beyoncé, Poetry, Tupac,…

Music Review: Howie D’s-Which One Am I?

Howie Dorough is a member of the biggest boy band of all-time, the Backstreet Boys. It’s safe to say that Howie D’s got talent. In 2019, Dorough released a children’s music album that’s geared to address cultural diversity, self-esteem, and school culture issues for children. The album was a major success and has been curated…

Happy Holidays From Gia and Family

The 2019 Christmas season is here. It’s a time to reflect, give thanks, and celebrate. This year my family will be celebrating Christmas in it’s true divine nature. Honestly, Christmas has as been about giving to me. I plan to make the year 2020 about the things that make me happy and of giving kindness….

Backstreet Boys: My Daughter’s First Concert

I’ve been an official Backstreet Girl since I was tween. I mean diehard, loud screaming, poster hanging, T-shirt wearing, and dance choreography knowing Backstreet Girl. In all seriousness, Backstreet Boys is undoubtedly the best boy band of all time. So, I decided to take my daughter to their concert, the DNA World Tour. On August…

Gratitude Series: Spiritual Healing

I believe that gratitude comes in various forms throughout our lifetimes. In my experiences as a person, I’ve been able to identify gratitude in my spiritual practices. Spiritual healing is the connection to one’s cultural heritage. It’s about surrendering to a higher power. Trusting the process through a storm. It’s taking care of the earth…

Gratitude Series: My Children are Hilarious

Gratitude has a humorous side to it. Everyone enjoys a laugh and since entering motherhood I’ve had my share of a few. In the picture above, my twin son is showing his personality in this nitty gritty expression. There in the picture below my other twin son is making the most seriously funny face. I’m…

Poetry and Parenting

As a writer, I started with writing a mere poem in a notebook. Since then I’ve been a poet. I consider writing to be a form of expressionist art. In that, poetry has as been dear to my heart and in 2017 I wrote my first collection of poems. Poetic Butterfly: Poetic Cocoon is a…

Mommy Hacks: Mom of Multiples and School Age Child

Top 10 mommy hacks for moms with multiples and school aged children. ◦Diapers -Target’s brand Up and up are inexpensive diapers to purchase. -Pampers are a great brand and quality diapers. Pampers offers a reward system for discounts on diapers. -If your a new or expecting mom, Target and Walmart offer free baby gift bags…

Gratitude Series: Challenges of Motherhood

Sleepless nights, fussy twin babies, helping my daughter with school work, and maintaining my own wellbeing has been my life as mommy. Challenges are presented in any life cycle and it can feel overwhelming. I’ve learned that life can be difficult especially as a single mother. Does it mean life isn’t beautiful? No. It’s with…

Myth Buster: Parenting Multiples

I love and adore all three of my children. My experience in raising my twins has been unique to my Singleton birth with my daughter. There are many myths that exist surrounding raising twin multiples. The mythical adventures of a mommy of three reveals all. Here are some myths about raising twins. Sleep time– It’s…

Mommy and Daughter: DIY Spa Day

My idea of mommy and daughter time includes diy medi/pedi’s, and face masks. While in the makeup aisle, I noticed these adorable animal face masks. My daughter instantly asked if we could purchase the face masks after sorting through a stack. So I purchased the llama and panda masks for us. The llama face mask…

Gratitude Series: Creating Everlasting Memories

In April of this year my family and I traveled to Santa Cruz, Ca. It’s our favorite place to visit during summer vacation and spring break. During this trip my sister and niece accompanied us. We had a great time at the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, the children’s museum, and shopping at the mall. These…