This may sound crazy since we live in a generation where young marriage is looked down upon. A few decades ago this wouldn't have been so surprising. My grandpa proposed to my grandma when she was 18. They were married for 53 years before he died. Living during these times and being married is sort … Continue reading Married at 22?!
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 hear the word “insecure,” or think about people who are insecure you may automatically think of superficial factors such as beauty, body type and popularity. Well it’s not that simple. Insecurity is more than thinking you don’t look good. Many times your looks have nothing to do with it at all. Sometimes being … Continue reading The Truth About Insecurity
What is hope? Hope is both a noun and a verb. In it’s noun form it means “a feeling of expectation or desire for something to happen.” In it’s verb form it means, “wanting or trusting that something will happen. The amazing thing about HOPE is that it opens doors, says sky is the limit … Continue reading The Incredible Power of Hope
My kids are 6 and 3, and a few weeks ago they went with us on a cruise to the Bahamas! Can you say family vacay?! I promised them I wouldn’t go on anymore trips without them. Overall it was a great experience, but here’s a few tips just in case you’ll be traveling with … Continue reading Traveling With Toddlers
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 … Continue reading You Have More Power Than You Think
I am becoming a vegan and you should too! Have you guys heard of that new Netflix documentary called "What the Health?" It's kind of buzzing right now and of course I had to watch it. Actually I came by it on accident and heard about it from a few coworkers. It's about an hour … Continue reading I’m Vegan Now
Have you ever been in a circumstance with a close friend or loved one who didn't always treat you with respect? Perhaps they weren't always truthful or even betrayed you in the past. Maybe the bad mouth you when you're not around, or put you down when you are around. BUT, they're your friend right? … Continue reading When Enough is Enough
I'm sure you've noticed the growing popularity in those DNA kits and tracing your history/ancestry. If not, all you have to do is google "DNA kits" and you'll see an array of companies you can use for this process. Some are skeptical. I get it, but if you go into the research and know … Continue reading Why I Traced My Ancestry
Baby, Your hair, is GOOD hair! Have you ever heard someone say that a certain type of hair is "good hair" and another is "bad"? I know you've heard it if you're black and probably have heard it even if you're not. Well I'm here to tell you that your hair is GOOD hair no … Continue reading BABY, Your Hair is Good Hair!