Seeing those two little lines on a pregnancy test can be one of the most exhilarating times in a woman’s life. Having a baby is supposed to be incredibly joyous, but did you know that for black women it can actually be a very scary and traumatic event for reasons you might not consider? Are […]
Out with the old, in with the bold!” When it comes to being bold, sometimes we fall into two categories. Some women think they’re too bold and need to hold back more. Other women think they’re not bold enough and need to speak up and step up more often. Whether you think you’re “too much” […]
Cue the fireworks! It is officially summer. Gosh, I just cannot believe that this year is halfway over. This year started out pretty rough for me but I’m determined to finish it with a BANG! I’ve learned through my recent trials that life is too short to worry about things that I can’t control and […]
As the world mourns the passing of fashion designer Kate Spade and celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain I felt the need to share my story with depression, anxiety, and PTSD. There were so many insensitive comments on social media surrounding Kate Spade’s death, but there was one that really bothered me “she was rich, why was she […]
Dearly beloved, we are gathered here in the sight of God, and in the presence of these witnesses, to join together this man and this woman. Yep! It’s that time of the year. The time, when those wedding invitations start to appear in your mailbox. Wedding season is upon us, and it’s such a joyous […]
When your alarm goes off first thing in the morning, your first thought is probably DAMN, DAMN, DAMN, in my Florida Evan’s voice. Already? Really? Feels like I just fell asleep 20 minutes ago. Now, since your phone is already in your hand from hitting snooze on your alarm, you begin to scroll through all […]
Take a moment and count to 40 with me. Yes, 40 seconds. Someone somewhere in the world, just took their own life. And it will happen over and over again, every 40 seconds.
Seeing those two little lines on a pregnancy test can be one of the most exhilarating times in a woman's life. Having a baby is suppose to be be incredibly joyous, but did you know that for black women...
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