When we were growing up, commercials told us that “choosy moms” selected a specific kind of peanut butter because they wanted the best for their families. At the same time, us kids who were “picky eaters” were probably a source of stress to our “choosy moms.”… More
Down south there’s a cute phrase that I absolutely love. You’ll often hear people say “If mama ain’t happy, ain’t nobody happy!” Truer words were never spoken! As moms we set the tone in our homes. When we’re smiling, it’s all sunshine and roses, and home is a heavenly place to be. But honey, if we get that look on our faces (you know — the one that makes both toddlers and daddies run for cover), then home can be hell on earth and the last place that anyone wants to be…. More
In a world where the only thing that matters is baby bottles, play dates, and pediatrician appointments – there are times when moms forget about one of the most important things in our household–our health. We tend to everyone and thing before us–many times leaving “shadows” of who we used to be… More
My journey to a healthier and fitter me started after a health scare. For a while I was experiencing rapid heart beats that would take the wind out of me. The feelings also included dizzy ... More
More and more women are saying goodbye to the 9 to 5 and making their business dreams a reality. In fact, African-American women are starting businesses at a rate that’s even faster than the national average.* And behind so many of these brave women who have launched their dreams, are families who are demanding their time. Many sisters are not only launching a new business, but helping their extended families and raising their children…. More
Sandal season may be over, but that doesn’t mean that it’s time to start neglecting your feet. Before your bust out the wool socks and boots, rejuvenate your soles and treat your tootsies to some TLC with this DIY pedicure, courtesy of our friends at Bella Sugar.
Moms have a little secret…Gas can be out of this world when pregnant and just after giving birth. This happens because of the hormonal changes that occur during pregnancy. The body’s smooth muscle becomes relaxed making it a little too easy to pass malodorous wind. … More
From eye shadows to lipstick, our friends at Allure have hooked us up with the hottest hues that everyone will fall in love with this season. (Yes, everyone!)… More