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  • Do my children really need to know about slavery?

    Before you watch the video below I want to say 2 things: 1. No I didn’t cut my locs, it’s just wrapped up into a bunch of cute little twists […]

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  • How to Use Your #BlackGirlMagic in 2017

    As melanin goddesses we’ve all got #BlackGirlMagic but the question is do you know how to use it? Here are 3 ways to best utilize your magic in 2017 and beyond.     […]

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  • 3 Ways to Spend Quality Time with Family and Still Meet Deadlines

    As a mom who works hard at her 9-to-5, and sometimes her 8-to-12(midnight), the family can get shifted within the stack of her busy life. Making money is important, and […]

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Did He Just Dump Me? 3 Tips On What To Do After a Breakup

Dates to the movies, park, dinner and even meeting his family have all been great! You brag about him to your friends and family and you really enjoy his company. You can see this relationship going somewhere and it does; just not in the direction that you thought it would. He broke up with you. You didn’t see that coming […]

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3 Tips to Spring into the Next Season of Your Dating Life

It’s March already ladies. Where has the time gone? As I sit here writing this article I’m looking at the snow melt away here in the DMV. Just a few days ago it was sunny and temps were in the high 60’s. I was so hyped that I posted this status on Facebook “Spring is coming!” Of course I had […]

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Forgive Your Ex or Nah?

I attended a funeral the other day of a church member. In fact, she was more than a member she was one of the mothers of the church. As I sat there I began to reflect on my life and what kind of legacy I will leave behind. Will it be one of joy or one of bitterness?  I also […]

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Do my children really need to know about slavery?

Before you watch the video below I want to say 2 things: 1. No I didn’t cut my locs, it’s just wrapped up into a bunch of cute little twists that make them super curly (and me super happy 🙂 2.  Excuse my daughter’s interruption (she loves being on camera and wanted to make her presence known). Well it’s officially […]

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3 Ways to Spend Quality Time with Family and Still Meet Deadlines

As a mom who works hard at her 9-to-5, and sometimes her 8-to-12(midnight), the family can get shifted within the stack of her busy life. Making money is important, and it is definitely a motivation to building a better life for your children, but it should not take precedence over the reason you work and make the money. Even though […]

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The Supermom Series: Drop the Cape and Fly?

No matter how much I think I know; no matter how much I think I have grown, the Supermom Series has allowed me to take a deeper look at myself and some of my own struggles in the “supermom realm”. We have identified some of the causes, the symptoms and the children that are affected by the Supermom Syndrome, but […]

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Most Effective Weight Loss Tips for 2016

Every year many women make the same resolution on December 31st. “I’m going to lose this weight and get my sexy back!” Every year on January 1st women embark on a 2 week diet that doesn’t last and by December 31st of that year they are making the same resolution again. I have learned many things in 2015, but one […]

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5 Winter Rules for Flawless Skin

Our skin is our best accessory and during the winter months we must take extra special care it. Unlike the summer months, the dry winter atmosphere pulls moisture from the skin and we have to work twice as hard to retain the moisture. Here are 5 winter rules for flawless skin: 1. Cleanse: Mild cleansers are great for all skin […]

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Natural Alternatives to the Flu Shot

It’s officially flu season! We are in transition from fall to winter, the incubation period for the common cold and flu. Over the years I have gotten sucked in by the hype of taking the Flu shot along with my children, and what I have noticed is that over the years my body has built up a tolerance to it. But […]

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Do my children really need to know about slavery?

Before you watch the video below I want to say 2 things: 1. No I didn’t cut my locs, it’s just wrapped up into a bunch of cute little twists that make them super curly (and me super happy 🙂 2.  Excuse my daughter’s interruption (she loves being on camera and wanted to make her presence known). Well it’s officially […]

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How to Use Your #BlackGirlMagic in 2017

As melanin goddesses we’ve all got #BlackGirlMagic but the question is do you know how to use it? Here are 3 ways to best utilize your magic in 2017 and beyond.     What have you accomplished by using your #BlackGirlMagic so far? Leave a comment below to share. Also don’t forget to share this video with your squad. When you grind together you rise together! […]

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3 Ways to Spend Quality Time with Family and Still Meet Deadlines

As a mom who works hard at her 9-to-5, and sometimes her 8-to-12(midnight), the family can get shifted within the stack of her busy life. Making money is important, and it is definitely a motivation to building a better life for your children, but it should not take precedence over the reason you work and make the money. Even though […]

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Did He Just Dump Me? 3 Tips On What To Do After a Breakup

Dates to the movies, park, dinner and even meeting his family have all been great! You brag about him to your friends and family and you really enjoy his company. You can see this relationship going somewhere and it does; just not in the direction that you thought it would. He broke up with you. You didn’t see that coming […]

Read more

3 Tips to Spring into the Next Season of Your Dating Life

It’s March already ladies. Where has the time gone? As I sit here writing this article I’m looking at the snow melt away here in the DMV. Just a few days ago it was sunny and temps were in the high 60’s. I was so hyped that I posted this status on Facebook “Spring is coming!” Of course I had […]

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Making it Work When Opposites Attract

So you may make more money than he does. You are a natural-born decision maker, and can be very opinionated, while he is more of an observer and makes power moves quietly behind the scenes. But there is oftentimes he feels he has to remind you who wears the pants. Is it possible to be on polar ends of the […]

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New Year, New Resolutions or Nah?

Don’t make another New Year’s Resolution! Yes, you heard me right. We all spend the last two weeks of December pondering over if we reached the goals we had planned for ourselves over the past 12 months. We analyze and over analyze what we did wrong, what we can do better and how we can improve. Then, we are gung-ho, […]

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Had a Horrible 2015? Here’s How to Fix It.

So for one minute, let’s just be completely “present” to your current situation. You may be a single mother with 1, 2, 3 or even more kids. You may be struggling to make ends meet; you may be trying to figure out do I date or do I not; or better yet, do I make time for self or continue […]

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Most Effective Weight Loss Tips for 2016

Every year many women make the same resolution on December 31st. “I’m going to lose this weight and get my sexy back!” Every year on January 1st women embark on a 2 week diet that doesn’t last and by December 31st of that year they are making the same resolution again. I have learned many things in 2015, but one […]

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