Tag: real talk

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 »

Dear Bill Cosby Accusers

Dear Bill Cosby Accusers
By Nicole Harding Bill Cosby and Cliff Huxtable are not the same. Interesting how a self-proclaimed child molester who starred in Seventh Heaven still gets his residual checks, but the Cosby Show re-runs are cancelled. Coincidence? I don’t think so. While I am pondering the bigger issues of it all, the thing that really burns... Read more »

Hey Woman, That Slut is Your Sister

Hey Woman, That Slut is Your Sister
By Tinita Tennant She’s a slut. She’s a whore. And she’s your Sister. Seriously my last nerve was plucked as I watched one of the leading daytime talk shows debate if another woman was indeed a slut or not. I was perturbed to hear another woman say she’s not a slut, she’s a whore; a... Read more »
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The Love Test: How to Know It's Real

The Love Test: How to Know It's Real
By Nicole Harding Lately I have heard from women young and old talking relationships, specifically marriage, and what I am hearing is a bit startling. “I need to feel butterflies, or it’s over” said one. “If he buys me a vacuum for a gift he can pack his bags,” said another.  “How do you know... Read more »

Real Talk: Your Vagina is Not a Kitty Cat

By Nicole Harding Real talk; let’s start a movement to end secret, whispered names for our body parts. Baby girls, toddlers, teens, and 42-year-old females have vaginas…not kitty cats! I don’t mean adults having “grown woman” conversation throwing Va-JayJay around; I get that.  I am referring to moms who rear their girls into adulthood without  stating the correct verbiage... Read more »