Hi! Thanks for stopping by.
I’m Darcel, 36yr old single mother to three… Kiah 11yrs , Ava 9yrs , and Samuel 6yrs.
We have two cats, Mitten Sparkles and James Bond.
Photo by Captured.
The Mahogany Way was started in May of 2009 and I write about the beauty and chaos of motherhood, our unschooling lifestyle, autism, asthma and food allergies.
I’ve really come to enjoy capturing and documenting the ordinary moments of day to day life, and love having this visual journal to look back on.
We recently relocated to my hometown in Ohio.
It’s been a long road to get here but I’m so happy we finally made it!
There are tons of MetroParks, museums, and farms for us to explore.
The last four years have been a readjustment and journey of reinventing myself.
I became a single mother by way of divorce, but I’m coming out stronger, more determined and focused than I ever imagined.
I write from the heart and share some fairly personal, deep thoughts.
My story is, beautiful, chaotic, encouraging, and far from over.
I want mothers to know they aren’t alone in the struggles they face, and I hope every person who reads here leaves feeling inspired.
So excited to have recently been included in this list of 25 Black Mom Instagrammers.
You can read my recent series on Autism. From diagnosis – unschooling.
I’m also working on an e-book due fall 2016: Unschooling with Autism: A Resource Guide.
My post on Life as a Black Unschooler went viral(for me)on Baby and Blog.
Featured in the Huffington Post with my crew.
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