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I Caught My Son, Again, In The Act

I am not the “cool mom.” I am not going to put condoms in a jar and allow girls to come “hang out” with him in his room. … More

Abiola’s Love Class: When the Angry Black Woman Is You!

“Ever since I learned there was something called a colored girl, an evil woman, a bitch or a nag, I’ve been trying not to be that. Leave bitterness in somebody else’s cup.” ~Ntozake Shange… More

Abiola’s Love Class! Healing from Sexual Abuse and Reducing Stigmas with Sheena LaShay

Today, we are joined by courageous writer and talented artist Sheena LaShay to have a powerful conversation about healing…. More

A Fresh Start For Spring!: 5 Tips For Carving Out Me Time Now

As a busy mother with a high-powered career, a hubby and a 19-month old baby, and a blog, I hardly have time for myself. This spring, I’ve promised myself that I will carve out–at least once a week–a little me time. Join me, mamas!… More

Loving My In-Laws From A Distance After My Wife’s Passing

I had to negotiate my visitation rights in front of a judge with my in-laws like they were the ones I married. … More

Meet #NoireVIP Somaya Reece: New Look, New Music, New Me, Part 2

VH1′s Love And Hip Hop New York TV personality & recording artist Somaya Reece brings a realistic approach to fitness. … More

Party Planning: Is Your Kids Birthday Party Driving You Nuts?

Is it time for parents to go back to parties that are less personal and less beautiful?… More

Postpartum Ideas: How To Rekindle the Romance After a Baby

Well, the time has come and boy am I ready to roll down the blinds and turn things up. But rather than jump into it, I thought it would be more memorable to add some spice to the usual routine. Here are some postpartum ideas to rekindle the romance after baby…. More

What About My Friends?: Stuck Between Motherhood and Friendships

I am blessed to have a solid group of friends and I love my daughter to pieces, but there are instances when it can be hard balancing motherhood and friendships…. More

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