Whistling. Emmett Till. Running to hide. Ramarley Graham. Wearing a hoodie. Trayvon Martin. Listening to loud music. Jordan Davis.   It appears that due to gun owners feeling … [Read more...]

STEM: Better than Self-Esteem


In order to help our kids succeed, we’ve been trying to boost their self-esteem. We tell them that they’re beautiful and special, and that they deserve the best. We tell them that God made them … [Read more...]

5 tips to Keep You Motivated and Out of Debt


Like losing weight, getting out of debt can be a long and toilsome process.  However, piling on debt is easier than piling on the pounds.  There aren’t any quick and easy fixes, so I’ve listed 5 … [Read more...]

Life Lessons From Gardening


Last year, I became the proud owner of a plot in a local community garden. I thought the experience would provide me with some great vegetables – and it has. What I didn’t expect was how much I … [Read more...]

Ring in the New Year 2012 with the African Heritage Diet Pyramid


This is the month to start New Year resolutions such eating healthy, losing weight, stop eating out every day and cook more at home.  I had the chance of being invited to a nutritional webinar from … [Read more...]

All The Single Men Are Not Available


 This year, I am on a mission to save single women from mediocre men. The first topic on my agenda is addressing the list. Yes, the list of qualities we all want in a man: handsome, working, … [Read more...]

STOP Saying This to Single Women!


After spending yet another holiday season without a significant other, I voiced my frustration on a certain social network in full view of my friends. I wasn’t expecting a reaction; just using it as … [Read more...]

Does Curly = Pretty?


  So this is my hair...     I dont know what type it is....some say 3c others 4a...needless to say I  really dont care.  Lets just say that I hear a phrase along this line … [Read more...]

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“Success always comes when preparation meets opportunity” ~ Henry Hartman … [Read more...]

Taken for Granted

Smiling Family Posing in Field

Many of you may be able to attest to the loss of special loved ones. I have experienced many losses over my 30 years which would include the loss of my sister, my grandparents(both sets of maternal … [Read more...]