Reverse Racism

I recently had a conversation with someone of Afghan ethnicity and was surprised to learn his account of experiencing racism more from...

Before & After

Before and After So many of us post our before’s and after’s to measure our weight-loss progress. Many claim that it’s not about the...

Eff💚cktive Parenting

There is no rule book to parenting. And I think that's the point. The handbook isn't our to enforce, rather...It is theirs to create....

Motherhood

A couple of years ago my wonderful nephew gifted me with a sticker that stated, “I put the hood in motherhood”. I giggled a little when I...

What's the Secret

“What’s the secret” It’s inevitable. You know, the compliments you get after your body shrinks in all the “right” places. “You look...

Mama Knows Best

Mama Knows Best “You’re not a door mat,” she would say. “Stand up for yourself,” she would encourage. “You don’t have to take his crap,”...

Ready or Not

Make sure you’re ready, they always say. Ready for what? You know….anything, everything… So that’s just what I did. I waited. And...

Layers

I was born to be an oppressor, not by choice, but by social conditioning. Shifting this narrative is an ongoing battle. Even when I...