Tag: communication

Not Your Typical Soccer Moms

The Not-So-Perfect Side Of Motherhood We’ve All Been In

A frustrated mother shares her frustration on raising young children as a single parent. The comments in response to this overwhelmed mom were brutal! As women, as sisters, we need that village around us to help us stand strong when we feel weak. We ALL feel weak and overwhelmed from time to time, and most,…
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Why I Won’t Encourage My Kids To Marry Young

Fairy Tales have been ingrained in us so much so, that you would be hard pressed to find someone who doesn’t know of them.  From the time we are young girls we’re shown fairy tales of the “damsel” finding her “prince charming”, and getting married and living happily ever after. Well, fairy tales got it…
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Achieve Your Goals When He Says No

Every time you make your famous sweet potato pies, everyone tells you how much you could make if you sold them. Or whenever there is an event everyone wants you to organize it. You’ve always had a thing for creating and once thought to be an Event Planner. Or perhaps you want to try your…
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The Man Period: Urban Myth Or Actual Phenomenon?

Let’s be honest, if a woman appears to be moody or irritable, she’s often assumed to be on her period. It’s as if there could be no other reason why we could have an attitude, or be irritable. Of course they often overlook the fact that women aren’t the only ones with hormones that fluctuate…
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Kelly Rowland Opens Up On Balancing Motherhood And Career

Kelly Rowland, former member of Destiny’s Child, now solo artist has opened up to Ebony magazine in an intimate interview about how she balances motherhood and her career.  Kelly has a 1-year-old son named Titan, is newly married, and is still in the studio recording hits. Just how does she do it? Here are some…
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90 Day Sex Fast: Can It Improve Your Marriage?

Terry Crews has made the headlines by being open and honest about a 90 day sex “fast” that he participated in with his wife.  The intent of the fast is to utilize that time getting to know your partner all over again by engaging in meaningful conversation, cuddling, and spending time together.  Sex is completely…
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My Husband Was On The Ashley Madison List

Within the last few weeks we have witnessed the hacking, and the ultimate crippling of the website Ashley Madison. If you haven’t heard, Ashley Madison is a website where married people go to find other married people to have affairs with. They can even pay an extra fee to ensure they don’t get caught hooking…
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Future vs Ciara: Limits on the Ex’s Next

One weekend I dropped my daughter off to her father. She had her overnight bag, the books she wanted to read, and her favorite stuffed animal. She was dressed like a typical eight year old with her jeans, t-shirt, and a ponytail that took great effort to accomplish. Straightening and restraining natural hair on an…
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Teaching Your Child To Cope With Grief

While we try to protect our children from all the hurts and heartbreak that the world can bring their way, the truth is, it’s completely impossible. We can protect them from some of the hurts, but others are inevitable. Honestly, the way our children learn how to handle hurt and disappointment will continue to shape…
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Are You A Realist?

We live in a society now that everyone wants to be real but everyone can’t take the realness.  Being real doesn’t mean having all of your ducks in a row.  It simply means you can show your faults and not be ashamed. I’ve learned over the years the people love and respect realness. If anyone…
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