Posts tagged "single mothers"

My Daughter's Boyfriend Beat Her--My Rage Motivates Me

My Daughter's Boyfriend Beat Her--My Rage Motivates Me
By Shemeka Michelle I’ve often wondered why women stay in abusive relationships so long. However, I recently found out my daughter has been in an abusive relationship for months. I wrote a blog about two months ago that my oldest daughter had decided that she wanted to be with a woman. I blamed her absent... Read more »

Photos: 4th Annual Essence of An Angel Scholarship Luncheon

Photos: 4th Annual Essence of An Angel Scholarship Luncheon
The 2014 Essence of An Angel Scholarship Luncheon took place on Sunday, April 13th at the Chicago State University Library 4th Floor Atrium. The Chicago State University Foundation  honored single mothers and rewarded scholarship Sunday at the 4th Annual “Essence of An Angel” luncheon, where ladies from all walks of life beamed with pride as... Read more »

Working Moms Rock: 7 tips for enjoying the moment from Avery Sunshine

Working Moms Rock: 7 tips for enjoying the moment from Avery Sunshine
by Dawgelene “Dr Dawj” Sangster– I sat down with Avery Sunshine and had an amazing time with her. She is one of the most authentic and loving women I have had the pleasure of interviewing. We talked about some of everything, but more importantly, she talked about being a working mom. I wanted to share... Read more »
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Sisterhood: Support vs. Begging There's A Difference

My Sister’s Keeper? By Dawniel Winningham Every day I get LOTS and I do mean LOTS of calls and text and messages asking for help. I am a life and business coach and so to a certain extent it goes with the territory. Some don’t mind paying me for the knowledge that has taken me... Read more »

An Open Letter: Un-Happy Father's Day

Un-Happy Father’s Day By A Comeaux You were a young, ambitious, cocky guy with a beautiful smile. You had a presence about you that lit up a room, leaving everyone to wonder, ‘who’s that?’ Being a leader was like breathing. Natural, effortless and always collected, you were the cool to my fire. Loving you gave... Read more »

Father's Day and Beyond: Honor the Fathers...

By Yanni Brown This Sunday we will honor and celebrate Father’s Day.  Many will send mass text messages, give thousands of cards, ties, smell goods and more.  For others the day will go on as if nothing is different. There may even be a few shout outs to single moms wishing them a “Happy Father’s... Read more »
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Is my body not my own?

Is my body not my own?
By A Comeaux Is my body not my own? How, when and if I mother is no longer a life-choice, but now a corporate insurance plan debate, somehow influenced *cough* and run by Right-Wings? What America the brave is this? How many countries, including our own, will enforce coveted tactics of birth control as a... Read more »

A Dedication for "Mrs. Daddy"

A Dedication for "Mrs. Daddy"
By A Comeaux This isn’t my rendition of the beloved Single Ladies anthem, nor is it a bash to an absent father. This, my friends, is an acknowledgment of my allegiance to those that nurture as well as discipline. Alone. By default. It’s been noted that a large number of our children weren’t planned pregnancies;... Read more »