A Black Mom’s breastfeeding journey

When I learned that I was pregnant I began researching all things baby, I knew breast milk would be the key source of nutrition for my child. My mom had breast fed me and I had a relatively healthy childhood compared to my brothers who were formula fed and struggled with asthma and ear infections. […]

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Strive Right’s Healing in Heels Event Recap

Every second of every day, we cover up our pain with a smile, paint on lipstick and call it a day, but when do we address what’s hidden? How do we deal with it? On October 6th, Jessica and I attended an event sponsored by Strive Right, Founder, Tina Brown. The ‘Healing in Heels’ event […]

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Delicate Flower: The Highly Sensitive Black Girl

As long as I can remember, I’ve always experienced the world differently than those around me. More emotional than most, the caretaker among friends, the deep thinker, the listening empathizer. I have always been that person that people find it easy to confide in, the nurturer. But at times for someone like me, that can […]

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6 Black Women Writers to Celebrate

As a writer, the works of Zora Neale Hurston, Gloria Naylor, Lucille Clifton, J. California Cooper, Jessica Care Moore and CP Patrick have inspired me immensely. In a society where most school curriculums are whitewashed the works of these Black Women writers are a breath of fresh air. These authors remind me, that I am […]

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