Getting My &*#@ Together Series: Y’all Selfish AF?!?!?!

“I’m there for everyone else, but no one is there when I need them.” While those exact words may not have been used, I’ve seen this sentiment run across my timeline a lot in the last week. I guess it stuck out because I know how that feels … And apparently you guys do too. … Continue reading Getting My &*#@ Together Series: Y’all Selfish AF?!?!?!

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I Am My Daughter’s Keeper! Women’s History Month from the Mouth of a Babe

When Black History Month came around this year I decided it would be best for the children to learn about what it means. They're four and six, however, so I asked the hubs where he thought I should begin. Quite a bit more reality based than I am, he said as a family we shouldn't … Continue reading I Am My Daughter’s Keeper! Women’s History Month from the Mouth of a Babe

The Worst Dream Ever!

I had a nightmare last night … I was broke; My job sucked; My children hated me; My husband left; The lights got turned off; My parents had passed on; My sisters were fighting; I was sick … really sick; And I was alone. And I was afraid. But what made it even more frightening … Continue reading The Worst Dream Ever!

My Hair Does NOT Define Me!

For my daughter … and all of the other little black women in training. After washing and blow drying my daughter’s hair yesterday evening, I asked her how she wanted to wear it. She told me she no longer wanted to wear her hair out in an “afro” because the other kids in school were … Continue reading My Hair Does NOT Define Me!