Treating others — and supporting businesses I care about — feels just as good.
Our 21- and 25-year-old daughters are at home with us, helping to take care of their dad while also working remotely. Spending money on them — whether it’s a new duvet cover and sheets or some beauty products — always brings me joy. I’ve also been buying small presents for Stephen’s caregivers, and friends who’ve been so supportive recently.
Lately, however, motivated by everything going on in the world, I’ve been more discerning about how and where I’m spending my money. There are so many fantastic Black-owned businesses I am discovering, like the Harlem Candle Company.
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