Sunday, January 17, 2016

26 Random Things About this Girl

Today I turned 21.... I mean 26. 
For my 26 birthday I am going to share 26 random facts about myself. Let's get started.

Birthday, Single mom, me


I am 6 minutes younger than my twin.
I have siblings I have never met.
I am an auntie to 5.
I always said if I had children I wanted just one and a boy. (YAY I got him!)
My little sister and I did not start getting along until I was about 18/19.


I believe in past lives.
I believe in fairies, ghost, and all that stuff. (Why not have more than just the devil.)
I do not believe in hell in the traditional sense.
I do not believe that God has my life planned out.
I believe that if it is not hurting you or another living thing, then it does not matter what you do.


My favorite flowers are roses and calla lilies.  
My favorite trees are willows (weeping and black being my most favorite).
My favorite structures are lighthouses.
My favorite shows are crime  and horror.
My favorite game is Delicious.

Travel and Living

I have never been out of the country.
I have always wanted to live near the water.
I would like to go to Ireland with Noah.
I would like to do volunteer work in India.
I have a love/hate feeling about living in the South.


I do not have a best friend outside of my sisters (you can apply for the position if you like).
I started school 4 times and dropped out 3 times. (Don’t give up)
I drink all of my drinks at room temperature.
I have never been to a concert.
I got one tattoo when I was 19.
I would like to get a huge tattoo before I am 30.

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Shakirah is a single mom to a 5 year old. She is a blogger, teacher, and graduate student. Her goal is to bring a more positive and realistic look into the lives of single mothers.


  1. Aww! Thanks for sharing!! PS, make travel your priority! Trust me on this one.

    1. Plan on it as soon as I am done with school. :)