Category: Mothers and daughters

Mom is Gone-But I Must Go On

Mom is Gone-But I Must Go On
By Nicole Harding I am liking, loving and smiling at the hundreds of images filling my feed of “mom and me.” There is even a Facebook frame for it. Nice. My smile and good cheer are genuine, yet I can’t help but feel conflicted. While I am a proud mother of 3, I am a... Read more »

They All Doubted This Teen Mom--Until She Did This

They All Doubted This Teen Mom--Until She Did This
By Andrea Nicole As a teen mom in the early 90’s, I was judged and presumed to be a lost cause all because I had a child. The adults around me believed my future was bleak; I must say my image of self-worth was quite distorted and tainted by their views. Still, I had dreams... Read more »

A Super Mother is Still NOT a Father

A Super Mother is Still NOT a Father
By Shemeka Michelle Super mothers are NOT fathers. I Didn’t Wish My Single Mother “Happy Father’s Day”! Here’s why…. Prior to Father’s Day, there was some debate about whether or not single moms should be honored. Greeting card companies in recent years have even designed cards that read “To my mom on Father’s Day.” While... Read more »
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A Love Letter to the Motherless

A Love Letter to the Motherless
By A Comeux It’d be easy to write a beautiful poem to all the tireless mothers of the world. A noble salute to all we do in the endless titles and hats we wear, but I wanted to take a moment to pay homage to a few groups of women who deserve acknowledgement just as... 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 »

5 Back-to-School Tips for Parents

5 Back-to-School Tips for Parents
By Nicole M. Dorrell Summer is over, parents, so let’s discuss the serious business of educating your child. This year, my daughter Logan is entering the 3rd grade and she will begin taking statewide exams.  Statewide exams can be very intimidating to an 8-year-old, and I don’t want her to be anxious about the 3rd... Read more »
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Parenting: When to Cut the Cord?

When is it Time to Let Go of Your Children? By Kym B. It took a long time for me to cut that cord I had roped around my daughter, who is now a junior in college.  Let her tell it, the knot is still wrapped around her, but little does she know I have... Read more »

Ms. Independent

By Yanni Brown Dear Ms. Independent, I’m writing to see if you are open to the possibilities of sharing your life with someone?   I’m asking because so many of us women have become so independent that we are not willing or able to let anyone in, to share our lives with or willing to... Read more »

Photos: Mary Mary at African Pride Mother's Event

Photos: Mary Mary at African Pride Mother's Event
African Pride Hair Care Presented “A Mother’s Love: Beauty & Conversation”with Mary Mary recently at the exquisite Art Revolution Gallery. This unique beauty suite an intimate conversation with Grammy Award winning recording artists, Erica and Tina Campbell of Mary Mary, was moderated by Sonya Blakey of Inspiration 1390AM. The sister-mother-wife pair joined forces with African... Read more »
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Entrepreneurship...Is It In You?

Entrepreneurship...Is It In You?
By: Yanni Brown   I was recently asked what does it take to succeed as an entrepreneur and if I thought that I had it in me.  Considering the series of recent events that has occurred in my life I too wondered if I had it in me.  After giving this question some serious thought,... Read more »