Beautiful: “Pleasing the senses OR mind aesthetically.” What does it mean to be beautiful? Amazing body? Easy on the eyes? Irresistible? Like meeting your favorite celebrity whom you admire and consider to be “flawless” only to find that their insides don’t really match their outsides. Beauty is deeper than looks. Sure that’s the basic definition … Continue reading On Beauty: Looking the Part Does Not Always Cut It
This day in age people look down on work at home moms. As if taking care of your family and being with your kids is something to be ashamed of. Well, it's the best decision I've ever made and I would NEVER go back to working for corporate America or any other entity. Entrepreneurship Working … Continue reading Benefits of Being a Work At Home Mom
Compared to the rates for Hispanic and white mothers in the United States, black moms lag behind. Breastfeeding for black moms is a rather taboo subject.
Sure, it may be more convenient to go to the store and buy formula but when you tally up the costs and benefits of breastfeeding there’s a clear upper hand to breastfeeding moms.
According to the CDC (Centers for Disease Control), 68% of black infants get breast milk at some point compared to 85% of white babies and 84% of Hispanic babies.
So why don’t black mothers breastfeed as much as their counterparts? The following factors contribute to this phenomenon.
Many moms do not want to struggle with breastfeeding. From waking up in the middle of the night, multiple times, to needing a breast pump and storage place for the expressed milk.
Breastfed newborns need milk every 2 hours, compared to formula-fed…
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1. All Black Women Wear Weaves and Get Perms This stereotype is probably the one that annoys me the most. First of all, not all black women like weave or perms. Take me for example, I HATE them. I’ve never had a perm or straightening agent in my hair and the last time I had … Continue reading 5 Stereotypes of Black Women We Need to End
When you eliminate limitations in your mind you set yourself up for the ultimate success and self fulfillment. The power in the human brain is unmatched. We only use 10% of our brain power.
You have the power within you to do and be anything you want to be. If you believe in yourself you’re limitless, no matter who may doubt you, when you know deep inside of you that there is purpose and power then outward forces and opinions carry no weight.
On the other hand if you don’t believe in yourself and listen to people who are negative then you stand in the way of your own power, happiness and success. All the power you need is within you, even if you don’t want to admit it. Sometimes it’s hard for us to admit that we are in control because the moment we do that we have to…
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