Archive for July 2013

Black Barbie Dolls Aren't Just For Black Children: Weekend Truth

My daughter is multi-ethnic with a rich blend of cultures from both sides of her blood line.  I’ve exposed my child to second and third languages and have always made her know both sides of her family and culture. Of all things I have done, the most ingenious has been buying my daughter black dolls. ... Read more »

Life In It's Rarest Form: Thursday Wisdom

In retrospect, I realize life was never as complicated as I made it seem. I put stress on myself and raced to meet the end of some stupid deadline. My entire days, all 24 hours of them, would be filled with work and heavy thoughts. My relationships were worthless as I bided my time with... Read more »

Common Sense Isn't Always So Common: URBAN SENSE

We’ve all come across people in our lives who seem to have no clue about the world around them. It can become frustrating when it is a family member or a close friend who has missed the mental “bus”. Living in an urban setting, like Chicago, one must apply another layer of common sense to... Read more »

One Last Thing Before Monday:

Condolences and prayers go out to the passengers of the Asiana Air flight and their families.