• 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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Beauty, Talent & Hustle: Exclusive Interview with Jamilah Rouse & Tyler Royale

You may have heard of something called Mercury retrograde. It’s a time when everything involving communication and transportation seems to come to a halt (literally). So when it came to getting this issue out (on time) my girl mercury just wasn’t having it. Anyway, you’re going to love the Jan/Feb 2016 issue of MMIA Magazine. I had a chance to […]

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From 9-5 to Full-time Boss (Part 2)

In the previous post we covered 2 of 4 major types of networks that you MUST connect with in order to be successful. Click here to read the first two. In this post we’ll cover numbers three and four: 3. Team or mastermind group Moving forward, you need a team or a mastermind group from which you can ask for help. […]

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From 9-5 to Full-time Boss (Part 1)

If you’re serious about transitioning from a 9-5 to a full time entrepreneur, then you need to expand your networks. There are 4 major types of networks that you MUST connect with in order to be successful. The first 2 are covered in this post. 1. People you meet at conferences, meet-ups, and seminars. Attending local meetups, seminars & conferences […]

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Still Single? Be Pristine in 2016!

It’s 2016 ladies! I’m excited and I know you’re excited too. And if you’re not you will be by the end of this article. The new year brings about a new sense of confidence, boldness, freshness and determination. That’s why I’ve coined this year: 2016 The Year of Pristine! Pristine means clean and fresh as if new. Single ladies this […]

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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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Failure: Are You Losing to Win?

Failure is one of those dirty words that no one likes to mention. It’s not a cool word to spout around, but failure is imminent. Luckily for everyone failure isn’t the end of it all. Failure is what I like to view as learning curves or growing pains. It never feels good, but it’s necessary at times when you are growing. […]

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All the Single Ladies: The Gift You Should Really Be Thankful For!

It’s the holidays and once again you are single, lonely, miserable, upset and so on. You attended Thanksgiving dinner trying to avoid those questions that seem to lurk continuously on the tongues of the people that are close to you. Questions like: “When are you getting married?” “Why can’t you keep a man?” “Why are you still single?”. Blah blah […]

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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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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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Ice T’s 10 Reasons Black Men Prefer White Girls (as translated by a Black Girl)

In a recent interview with Complex Magazine, rapper Ice T shared 10 Reasons Black Men Prefer White Girls. Now I’m not gonna lie, when I first saw the title I was like WTH!? And then after reading it I was like WTF?!. But once I got out of my feelings I was able to understand exactly what this dude was really […]

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