Stop Raising Baby Mamas and Daddies! 3 Ways to Break the Cycle Now.

Okay, you might be asking yourself, is it really possible to raise a child to become a baby mama or daddy?  Like, are parents actually out here training their kids to be solo-dolo moms and dads, for God sakes?  Or, better yet, I know a few of you are rolling your eyes, thinking, “here comes […]

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Hollywood Rules—7 Lessons to Love by!

Most of us know that what we see on the big screen is just for entertainment; we aren’t foolish enough to think that movies can teach us anything about human nature, or morals, or about life.  Right? Of course we aren’t!  As intelligent beings, we understand that knowledge and wisdom comes from our parents, and from schools […]

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It’s Not Your Looks? 6 Reasons Men Find You Unattractive!

So, men are visual creatures, huh?  At least that’s the story women have been sold for eons and by the current state of the modern day female, it would appear as if we have truly bought into that narrative.  And why shouldn’t we.  You can’t open up your phone or computer, turn on your television, […]

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5 reasons I have the Luxury to Sleep in. Can you afford it?

On a typical day, I get up when I feel like it.  As of late, that falls between 9:30 and 10.  My baby girl will sometimes be snuggled next to me, and my other children will likely be lounging in their beds.  No one except my husband and sometimes, my youngest son, is an early […]

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Fix these 3 Mindsets, Watch Your Money Grow!

Okay, so here is the trend—only publicize your wins, accentuate the highlights, and by all means, hide all mistakes and flaws; but, trends, just like rules, should be broken sometimes.  Now, if you knew my husband and I, say, ten years ago, you would have probably labeled us as financially successful.  Were we wealthy?  No!  […]

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Message From Mo’Nique: Have an Open Marriage, Don’t Cheat!

There is this unspoken rule that couples have when they marry, it goes a little something like this: “I (insert spouse’s name here), agree to only ever have sex with you (insert other spouse’s name here), because I will only ever want to have sex with you, but, if I ever do  have sex with […]

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Love and Marriage: 7 Ways that Hollywood Lied!

In so many instances, love stories on television betray the minds of people who watch, by frequently displaying picturesque views of how couples mange to both fall in and stay in love.  Having been in my own marriage for the past 15 years, I’ve come to see that often times, when romantic unions are shown, […]

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Do You NEED a Husband? 10 Reasons Why the Answer Might be YES!

Is “singleness” a thing?  And by thing, I mean, in the same vain as how people take pride in, let’s say, being stylish, or tech savvy, or entrepreneurial maybe?  It’s been something I’ve wondered for the past several years, as I’ve encountered more and more women who seem to rally behind this notion of being […]

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Why Married Couples Need Their “Thing”!

Many days, my husband and I are truly like ships passing in the night—though I swore years ago, when I was at least a decade younger and a lifetime dumber, that it would never be.   “He would come in from working the night shift, eat, shower, then get some sleep to do it all over […]

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Marriage and Money: 7 Do’s and Don’ts for Financial Success!

I didn’t care who you were—could have been my mamma, my daddy, my sister, best girlfriend, the Dhali Lhama, or even Ghandi himself– I still wouldn’t have listened!  When I married my husband Des, and he willingly took on every red cent of my debt—I knew right then and there that he was a keeper! […]

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