10 Things I Would Gladly Be Thankful For!

November has long been known to be the month of thanksgiving, both literally and figuratively; a time when people are ready dig deep within themselves, to pull out the gratitude that they’ve overlooked all year.   It’s a noble endeavor—I guess.  Or, maybe it’s just a way for some of us to feel less like […]

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The Standard of Beauty– Who actually Fits in?

There is a female, a distant friend, who always tells me that I’m beautiful– my response is always to thank her for being “kind”…………………….. There is a lady who always downplays the compliments I give, yet, she’s one of the  of most stylish that I know,………………………. There is a little girl, with sparkling eyes and […]

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The Evolution of Playing While Black!

When I was growing up we always played outside— in the summer we stayed out until the street lights hit, then we took the party to the porch.  Back then kids weren’t bombarded with activities and camps; we weren’t allowed to sit around playing video games. Call me a throwback mama, If you will, but […]

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For Goodness Sake, Stop Lying to Your Kids

  A few weeks ago I had to give the hard truth to one of my kids, by letting her know how badly she sucked at one of her audition.  Now, in the vein of full disclosure, my beloved daughter is nine, but before you get all sappy on me and start lamenting about how […]

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