Tag: LaRay Smith

If You're With Me, Leave Your Cell Behind

If You're With Me, Leave Your Cell Behind
FRIENDS: How many of us have them? Supernaturally connecting the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly. Artistically canvasing layers of colors that hide childhood secrets, adult fears and interim magic. Like the first time you felt like you weren’t alone. That one time in band camp where you confessed your insecurities over lemonade and sugar... Read more »

I Don't Have Kids and I Don't Feel Bad About It

An Open Letter To: Women Who Attempt to Make Other Women Feel Bad About Not Having Children By Camille LaRay Your kids are your world. They are Beautiful, make you feel full of purpose and give your life a greater meaning. I truly believe you believe that. But YOUR truth isn’t THE truth. I’ve always... Read more »

Parents: Three Ways to Discipline Without Spanking

To Spank or Not to Spank: That is the question! By LaRay Smith Many of us, especially within the Black community, were raised with physical discipline; from having our hands slapped as young children with a firm “NO” accompanying it, to being spanked/whipped by parents, grandparents, aunts, and uncles as a method of teaching us... Read more »

Shred Diet with Dr. Ian Smith

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Six Brown Chicks Discuss SHRED with Dr. Ian Smith

The Peace after the Pain by LaRay Smith

The Peace after the Pain by LaRay Smith
 By LaRay Smith “Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me.” That was one of the first untruths many of our parents armed us with as developing individuals. Not with the intent to deceive us, but to plant the seed that we have the power to overcome and move past... Read more »