Posts in category "Single Mom"

Men: They Don't Make Them Like They Used To!

By A Comeaux With my birthday soon approaching, another year being single and baffled at the lies and disappointments filling sweet memories’ space, I began to reflect. Where are the men of valor? The strong, courageous men who fought for freedoms and rights we live on today are likened to dinosaurs. We read about them... Read more »

Hey Black Girl: Don't Be Bitter

Hey Black Girl: Don't Be Bitter
By A Comeaux Good morning and good evening. Come in and take a seat please, as there are a few things I want to talk to you about, Black girl. No disrespect. We all have a little girl in us that we channel and she’s the one who needs to hear this. I want to... 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 »
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Ladies Beware: Are You the Hot Chick or The Help?

Ladies Beware: Are You the Hot Chick or The Help?
by Zondra Hughes Think about the relationship you’re in right now. How would you describe your role? Are you the hot chick–or the help? Here’s what I know: when you showcase your talents, someone will want to use them.  And some of us tend to showcase our talents early in the dating process, and this... Read more »

He Says/She Says: Top 10 Love and Sex Quotes

He Says/She Says: Top 10 Love and Sex Quotes
By Marsha Clark, SBC intern The Six Brown Chicks and sexy, successful bachelors explored  the male and female perspective about intimacy and lasting relationships yesterday at the 20th Anniversary of the Black Women’s Expo. The relationship panel, He Says, She Says: Part III, moderated by Lady Alicia, took place at the McCormick Place. Panelists Zondra... Read more »

Chicago State University Angels Celebrate Single Parent's Day

Essence of an Angel honoree Barbara Palms Barber responds to a question from moderator the Honorable Dorothy Brown during their Single Parent’s Day Panel discussion at Norman’s Bistro on Friday, March 21.  Fellow honorees from left to right are  Cristina Baines, Aundrea Holland and Lisa Haley Huff.  Clerk Brown is at far right.
Essence of An Angel honoree Clerk of the Circuit Court of Cook County Dorothy Brown facilitated a panel discussion  with four of the 2014 CSU Essence of An Angel honorees, Brenda Palms Barber, Executive Founder, North Lawndale Employment Network; Cristina Baines, Manager, Chicago State University Creative and Print Services; CSU student Aundrea Holland, and  Lisa... Read more »
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He Says, She Says: Relationship Panel at Black Women's Expo

He Says, She Says: Relationship Panel at Black Women's Expo
It’s time to do it again!  The Six Brown Chicks and six sexy, successful bachelors will explore the male and female perspective about intimacy and lasting relationships on March 29th at 5:00 p.m. at the 20th Anniversary of the Black Women’s Expo. View some of the topics to be discussed here. The relationship panel, He... Read more »

Single Moms Rock--but Marriage Rocks, Too

Single Moms Rock--but Marriage Rocks, Too
By Nicole Harding Married Moms Club. Sounds kind of corny, doesn’t it? But after watching single moms unite, and appear in Oprah’s Lifeclass, and after seeing the previews for the upcoming Tyler Perry film “Single Moms Club” I couldn’t help but wonder if being married is out of style? Don’t misunderstand. I have been a... 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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It's Your Child's Birthday--Now Assemble the Toys

It's Your Child's Birthday--Now Assemble the Toys
Parental Quick Guide to Toy Assembly Sanity By Liz Lampkin After your child’s birthday party, you will be challenged with the task of putting together most or all of the wonderful gifts your child received. There will be complicated written instructions with these toys that will say the toy only takes a certain amount of... Read more »