Tag: kids

When the Side Chick Has a Baby

When the Side Chick Has a Baby
When Being the Side Chick Goes Wrong By Shemeka Michelle Side chicks have been around since the beginning of time. Some women even claim to have found glory in being number two. My story however is a little different. As a side chick I wasn’t wined and dined or taken on any expensive shopping trips.... Read more »

6 Summer Pool Rules I Learned the Hard Way

6 Summer Pool Rules I Learned the Hard Way
Summer Pool Rules By Nicole Harding     When I opened my pool for the very first time a neighbor asked my son if he could come take a swim. Of course was my reply. Let me set it up for you so you can evaluate for yourself:   1.    Parents dropped the child off... Read more »

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 »
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Education: 12 Benefits of Home-Schooling

Education: 12 Benefits of Home-Schooling
By Toni J. Spearman HOME-Schooling: I have been afforded the incredible opportunity to homeschool two very bright young people, my 12-year-old son and my 14-year-old daughter. At the beginning of the school year I saw warning signs that my son was having difficulties again in his learning and study habits. I knew he was a... Read more »

Love & Sex Part 2: 10 Things Men Want You to Know

Love & Sex Part 2: 10 Things Men Want You to Know
You knew it was bound to happen; men have read your 10 things list and have contributed 10 things they want women to know. Fellas, thank you so much for taking the time to send your list of demands. Chicks, please don’t shoot the messenger. Without further ado, here are the 10 Things Men Want... Read more »

Love & Sex: 10 Things Women Want You to Know

Love & Sex: 10 Things Women Want You to Know
Expectations about dating, love, and sex are so hard to communicate in these high-tech times, so without further ado, here are 10 things women want men to know. (Feel free to add to the list!) I am worthy of healthy love and unbridled passion.  Don’t skimp on either. Please settle your ‘pending’ divorce/separation/break-up before pursuing... Read more »
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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 »

I Don't Have Kids and I Don't Feel Bad About It

An Open Letter To: Women Who Attempt to Make Other Women Feel Bad About Not Having Children By Camille LaRay Your kids are your world. They are Beautiful, make you feel full of purpose and give your life a greater meaning. I truly believe you believe that. But YOUR truth isn’t THE truth. I’ve always... Read more »