What stimulated this blog post was while I was at the bus stop I witnessed a beautiful black mother tell her beautiful daughter that “You are just like your father…. You both have no brains.” Continue reading
We are raising up the new world. Let’s make sure that we are bringing it back to the way it is supposed to be. Culture, Love, Respect, and Honor.
I love this saying. I often times hear a lot of yelling in households. Not to judge because I am loud by nature. But this means so much because it also states the importance of what you say and do in front of your children.
Child abductions and child abuse (sexual, verbal and physical) are happening in our communities every day. As mommies, daddies, care takers, family and community…we should have open communication with our children about safety and warning signs that they should be aware of. Continue reading
While the nation is grieving the loss of life in general…..the only news that you hear are about the lives and the families of the officers. But what about the lives and the families of the slain Alton Sterling and Philando Castile? Continue reading
Throughout everything that is going on in the world, I believe that there is more of a need now for you to enforce the culture of family. You are your child’s first establisher of esteem, first hero, first love and first of many more.. Continue reading
The ‘Black Girl Magic’ movement, created by CaShawn Thompson, was created to show the beauty, power and resilience of black women. We are recognized 365 days in my book and in my small world but I appreciate and respect Cashawn’s ability to knock on the door and bring in the bang and boom! Continue reading
Just because your kids are on summer break does not mean that schooling should stop. I remember growing up and my dad made sure that my education consistently evolved rather weekday, weekend or summer. At first I hated it because I felt like it took my time away from playing, but my dad got creative and even involved some of my friends so that it became fun and I looked forward to it every day. Continue reading
Now that your children are out of school and ‘Summer Break’ has set in……start planning out your summer schedule to keep the kids busy.. Continue reading
As a black mother, my heart pains every time I turn on the news. Mortuary and funeral business is raking in at an all-time high. We are losing our children left and right. If it’s not at the hands of this treacherous beast named Cancer then we are losing them at the hands of gun violence. R.I.P. and R.W.G. is becoming a coined phrase among our youth. You are seeing more young people filling funeral parlors than anything and I can truly say that this hurts.. Continue reading