Posts in category "Blended families"

5 Things I'll Tell You In Case Your Mother Didn't

5 Things I'll Tell You In Case Your Mother Didn't
By Nicole Harding I pride myself on being a modern woman, good mother and wife. Bring home some bacon and fix the icemaker without breaking a sweat. LOL. I also love to learn and I know that while I may be great at some things, I have plenty of new knowledge to gain.  With that... Read more »

Stop Shaming Our Single Mothers!

Stop Shaming Our Single Mothers!
But I thought He Wanted to Try By Sylvia Snowden I recently had an opportunity to read an article that featured a young woman I’ve known since high school.  In it, she discussed her journey to single motherhood.  She was quite candid and described the experience as heart-sickening and lonely at moments but, overall, incredibly... Read more »

8 Simple Rules for Dating a Parent

8 Simple Rules for Dating a Parent
By Liz Lampkin Dating can be a difficult task for the single and fabulous. With all the rules said and unsaid, regulations and violations dating on any level is a full time job. For those of us who are single parents the mere thought of dating can be exhausting, and being involved with someone who... Read more »
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Got a Minute? 5 Ways to Balance Your Life NOW

Got a Minute? 5 Ways to Balance Your Life NOW
By Zondra Hughes How’s this for work-life balance: Suzy Cody, Performance Engineer/Aero Development at General Motors, has a demanding day job; six kids at home; and she still has time to dye her hair GM Blue and moonlight as roller derby skater Shovey Camaro.  Video: Meet Suzy Cody, Performance Engineer/Aero Development, General Motors Suzy Cody:... Read more »

Memoir: The 2 Faces of a Preacher's Wife

Memoir: The 2 Faces of a Preacher's Wife
By Toni J. Spearman The 2 Faces of a Preacher’s Wife is a memoir of an ex-pastor’s wife who struggled with her identity as a woman, a first lady and a child of God. It details a journey of childhood abuse that resulted in her embracing an alternative lifestyle despite the teachings of the church... Read more »

MegaFest 2013: A Lesson from Oprah's LifeClass

MegaFest 2013: A Lesson from Oprah's LifeClass
Six Brown Chicks correspondent Toni Spearman covered the MegaFest 2013 for us this year, and the assignment became a life-changing experience. Here’s her account. By Toni Spearman More than 50,000 people from all over the world that gathered in Dallas recently to celebrate the world’s largest family fun festival, the MegaFest. I had never seen... Read more »
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Battered and Berried...Best French Toast Ever!

Battered and Berried...Best French Toast Ever!
By Yanni Brown There is power in the tongue and word of mouth. Word of mouth can either make or break you in business, especially when it comes to marketing and branding. I heard through the grapevine that there was a restaurant that was on the “MUST GO TO” list of places to visit called... Read more »

Family Reunion: 10 Ways to Keep It Real

By Toni J. Spearman We Are Family! If you really want to learn about someone’s history, attend their family reunion.  If you want to find out where someone got their freckles and pudgy nose, attend their family reunion. Of the many things we get to choose in this life, there are two things we have... Read more »

To Date or Not: A Widow's 20 Reasons

Dawgelene “Dr Dawj” Sangster- The past 6.5 months have been an emotional roller coaster for me. Many days and nights have been spent crying over the loss of my best friend, protector, guardian angel and King. No one really knows the loss of a loved one, especially a spouse, unless you have walked in those... Read more »
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The Benefit of Doing Nothing…

The Benefit of Doing Nothing…
The benefit of doing nothing… By Yanni Brown Sometimes you just don’t know what to do! I’m learning that feeling this way is okay. I’m also learning that when you don’t know what to do it is okay to stop and “DO NOTHING”. Let me explain… So much of our lives consist of doing, being,... Read more »