Brenda DeRouen, also known in the social media community as @_ohbrenda_ is a recent law grad, community organizer,  youth motivator/mentor,  and mother.  She is fun, charismatic, creative, and a lover of all things beautiful. Using platforms such as Instagram and Facebook, she openly shares her journey as a single mother, the importance of higher education, inner beauty, and women empowerment.

I am proud of many things in life, but nothing beats being a mother. As a single teenage mom I had to learn many lessons early on about responsibility, discipline, and sacrifice. Parenthood did not come with a manual and sometimes I just don’t have all the answers, but I'm always open to sharing the lessons I've learned along the way! From fun kid friendly recipes, cool places we visit, to how we deal with big issues- follow along as I share my parenting journey.

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Life is full of ups and downs. I believe that the best way to manage what life throws at you is by understanding yourself, acknowledging your purpose, and remaining positive. Knowing this, I’ve been on a journey to live out my purpose and help others along the way. That’s why I’ve created Oh, Brenda!  It’s a positive place for positive people. Here you will find articles about various topics; all which I hope will inspire my readers in some way.

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