Archive for September 2011

Living In The Hood for the Greater Good!

Living In The Hood for the Greater Good!
by Dawgelene “Dr. Dawj” Sangster I am an advocate for supporting women and girls’ empowerment, so it was no surprise that I announced a trip to Miami, to launch a mentoring program for high school girls through my non-profit organization, Think Royally Inc (www.thinkroyally.org). I stayed up most of the night planning last minute details,... Read more »

The Choice to be Single -- There Are Worse Choices to Make!

The Choice to be Single -- There Are Worse Choices to Make!
by Gina B. Yes, dating sucks.  It sucks to a great degree.  Yet, people put up with it for the greater good of finding love.  Some people don’t make it to the right finish line.  They want to be in a couple so badly that they remain in a relationship with the wrong person for... Read more »

Making Love Better Twogether: Workshops to Protect and Repair Your Relationship

Making Love Better Twogether: Workshops to Protect and Repair Your Relationship
By Yolanda (Yanni) Brown I’m asked from time to time, how is it that you teach relationship education and you are single? It’s a fair question and I’ve learned to embrace the question with the truthful answer of “this is what I was born to do.” I had no idea that everything that I’ve been... Read more »
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Lunch with My Ex "Frank," aka the Devil's Son

Lunch with My Ex "Frank," aka the Devil's Son
By Zondra Hughes   I’m confident that I dated the devil’s son in college. For the sake of this post, let’s call him Frank. Perhaps you’ve dated one of the devil’s sons too, I have no idea how many sons the Devil has, but clearly there’s a franchise. Frank is not evil and out to destroy the... Read more »

The Naughty Tossed Salad

The Naughty Tossed Salad
DISCLAIMER: This is a topic that has nothing to do with salad. This is a live, Six Brown Chicks educational discussion about intimacy and foreplay.

Does Prince Charming Exist? Really??

Does Prince Charming Exist?  Really??
by Gina B. Am I the only woman who doesn’t believe in fairy tales? Some years ago, one of my goddaughters had become fascinated by her Auntie Gina’s lifestyle and demanded to know if I lived alone and whether or not I had a husband. She was heartbroken when I told her that I’m not... Read more »
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Sometimes You Must Disconnect in Order to Get Connected

Sometimes You Must Disconnect in Order to Get Connected
by Yolanda (Yanni) Brown We’ve become a technology-based society where virtually everything is a click away. We are exposed to more information now than ever before. Many of our children are overexposed, over-protected, not protected enough, disengaged, and disconnected. While we have access to everything, there is so much missing from today that will affect... Read more »

My Night with the Steppers Society

My Night with the Steppers Society
By Zondra Hughes I am a native Chicagoan, and my out-of-state friends were shocked, (shocked!) that I have never stepped. After all, stepping is a Chicago tradition—how could I not know how to do it? I’ve heard about stepping, I love that R. Kelly song, and I’ve seen the steppers perform on public television. However,... Read more »

Urbanathlon “Me” Challenge -- My Journey to Becoming a HOT Brown Chick!

by Dr. Dawgelene Sangster A year ago, I reached my breaking point with being overweight. I was wearing a size 20 and the clothes seemed like they were getting bigger. For some people that size may be fine, but for someone like me who was as small as a size 4 when I was 19,... Read more »
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Deal with IT or IT Will Deal With You!

Deal with IT or IT Will Deal With You!
by Yolanda (Yanni) Brown It’s so much easier to fall back into IT, disregard IT, ignore IT, push IT to the side and or choose just flat out not deal with IT! I was sitting in church yesterday when I heard Pastor Stowers use an awesome analogy, he said that we don’t like asking for... Read more »