Posts in category "Authenticity"

Just Had a Baby? Top 3 Ways to Get Your Groove Back!

Yes, go outside, without your baby, and your treat yourself to someone else washing the spit-up out of your hair for a change.
You'll be able to read girly magazines, breathe in some girl time, and you will come out looking like a million bucks. Why do you need this? To feel good, is to look good. Your spouse/significant other probably forgot what how fabulous you looked, and you probably did too. DO IT. If you have some time, get a manicure and pedicure as well.
By Devin Miller Feeling beautiful after having a baby is not easy. Your body created and carried miracle; the miracle is here and you are faced with the reality you’ve signed up for: the late night feedings, the blowout diapers, and the spit-up on your shirt. You feel just about as sexy as an old... Read more »

The Shame Game Parent Ought to be Ashamed

The Shame Game Parent Ought to be Ashamed
by Nicole Harding The Shame Game Parent: is an internet sensation, but let’s not forget their co-stars. The co-stars are the very ones the Shame Game parents say they love the most: Their wanna-be thug sons, or perhaps their puberty passionate daughter. The plot is the same no matter who plays the game: Child acts... Read more »

Black Women: Which Man Would You Choose?

Black Women: Which Man Would You Choose?
By Angela T. Jones Statistically Black women and Asian men are the two most “single” groups of people in the United States. Often I have been asked by Black men and White women alike, ‘why don’t more Black women just date outside their race?’ I personally am open to the option but not since middle... Read more »
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Divorced? Five Ways to Get Your Life Back

Divorced? Five Ways to Get Your Life Back
By Jasmine Browley Peytyn Willborn, celebrity hair dresser (key stylist to Academy Award winning actress Mo’Nique among others) turned serial entrepreneur, has been officially divorced from popular Chicago comedian George Willborn (The Michael Baisden Show, The Doug Banks Show) for more than a few years now. Married for more than 15 years, the coupling was... Read more »

My Daughter is a Lesbian and I'm Heartbroken

My Daughter is a Lesbian and I'm Heartbroken
By Shemeka Michelle My daughter is a lesbian. I absolutely HATE it! I don’t want my daughter to be gay. Most parents imagine a perfect life for their children. Our thoughts are normally based on what society has conditioned us to deem acceptable. We normally want our children to do well in school, be on... Read more »

DATING With My Eyes Wide Open

DATING With My Eyes Wide Open
By Andrea Wright There’s a great quote from Maya Angelou that resonates with me: When someone shows you who they are, believe them the first time. There is no better advice for someone entering a new relationship…especially a dating relationship, but it can be a very difficult rule to follow. I’m all for giving people... Read more »
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The Baltimore Riot Mom is a Distraction

The Baltimore Riot Mom is a Distraction
By A Comeaux I’m fresh out of chill or vain desire to beat around anyone’s bush so let me get right in…let’s talk about Baltimore. America loves a good ‘mammy’. They love a solid neck-rolling, two-snaps and an eye lash batting sister whose no nonsense candor gives them chuckles to boot! *cue NeNe on Glee... Read more »

My Abortion and What Happened Next

My Abortion and What Happened Next
The Pro-Life vs Pro-Choice controversy may never end.  Because I’m a product of rape and very thankful my mom didn’t have an abortion, I consider myself a Pro-Choice Pro-Lifer. Women should have the option to do what they believe is BEST for THEM. Some people would argue that it should be the decision of both... Read more »

The 3 Things Black Women Won’t Say

The 3 Things Black Women Won’t Say
By A Comeaux I’ll write my own disclaimer. I’ll tell the ugly of my truths before I ever highlight that of others, especially my sisters.  We need work. We need a sincere dose of honesty that begins first with self, so we can better articulate our wounds to others. Here’s where I’m going with this:... Read more »
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Unique Ways to Express Your Love

Unique Ways to Express Your Love
By Toni J. Spearman What do you do for that special person in your life? Tis’ the season to love and be loved. My heart melted when I saw the McDonald’s, “Pay with Lovin” campaign, on TV. I thought, this is what our world needs more of; good people doing good things for the overall... Read more »