Tag: support

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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Are Celebrities Held To Different Child/Spousal Support Expectations?

A story that has circulated social media recently has been the homelessness of Carmen Bryan, mother of superstar Nas’ daughter.  Since his daughter has turned 18 and child support has stopped, it is now being reported that Carmen is homeless and couch surfing due to mismanagement of money.  After writing a tell-all book exposing Nas…
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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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Silence Increases Teen Pregnancy Rate

Over the past 20 years, the United States teen pregnancy rate has continually declined. According to the Department of Health & Human Services, the U.S. teen birth rate was 61.8 births for every 1,000 adolescent females ages 15-19, compared with 26.5 births for every 1,000 adolescent females in 2013. This is the lowest it has been…
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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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“Mean Girl” Sends Mom Hate Mail For Posting About Baby

In a real life version of one of those teen movies, an Australian mom, Jade Ruthven received hate mail from a “mean girl” who despised the mom’s constant Facebook posts about her 6 month old daughter.  Of course as with any spineless move, the sender of this letter sent it “anonymously”.  Of course she could…
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Are You Part of the Sisterhood?

When my daughter was five, she developed a seizure disorder that lasted into her teenage years. I wrote about it in a previous post called, “The Night the Bed Shook.” One night, while living in New Jersey, she laid down, fully clothed, and fell asleep in my bed. I took off her clothes and put her…
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Are You Sleeping With “The Enemy”?

I remember when I wanted to start my business Nadine Renee Naturals.  My husband wasn’t fully convinced that all this “natural stuff” actually worked.  It wasn’t until I made a believer of him, but using the natural remedies, that he changed his mind.  The more I made, and exposed him to, the more he was…
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Woman Assaulted After Demanding Mom Quiet Screaming Child

By now I’m sure most of you have heard about the story of the San Francisco woman who was assaulted by a mom who was shopping with her child while the child was having a tantrum, and the woman demanded her to quiet her screaming child. I’m unclear on whether the child actually had a…
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An Unprepared Mother

A few weeks ago, while playing outside of my parents’ house, my son fell and hit his face on the concrete pavement. While his face was pretty badly cut, my mother looked at his teeth and gums, and there appeared to be no damage. Fast forward a few weeks, and I noticed his two front…
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