• 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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The Supermom Series: 3 Myths About Supermoms That Must Go

In some circles, claiming and carrying the SUPERMOM cape is admired. It is looked upon with some kind of reverence. Why?? Because you, the SUPERMOM are holding it down at work AND at home. Further, you’re considered to be what every little girl strives for. THE DIAGNOSIS: We previously discussed how to identify the supermom and what a typical day looks like for […]

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Strictly Business or Squad Goals?

As business women, we wear many hats. Not only are we consultants, managers, counselors, and “worker bees,” but we are also human beings. And as human beings, we desire to have sincere friendships, even in our business circles. Sincere friendships are different from strictly professional friendships. You are more inclined to associate outside of the office and share more of […]

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The Secret Life of Honey aka Liquid Gold

The earliest record of keeping bees in hives was found in the sun temple erected in 2400 BC near Cairo, Egypt. Bees appear frequently in Egyptian hieroglyphs as symbols of royalty favored by the pharaohs. The Egyptians had many uses for honey including embalming fluid, a sweetener for baking their famous honey cakes, and most importantly a gift to the […]

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Levels to This!: 2 Things Millionaires Do Differently

Most people rely solely on their job to provide for every aspect of their livelihood. Known as the middle class, these people work on average 40+ hours a week to pay for their mortgage, car payment, credit cards, student loans, & other bills. Barely having any money left, they live month to month to sustain the lifestyle they have created […]

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Strong, Black Woman: Is It Wrong to be Strong All the Time?

For many years we as black women and even our black men have had to be strong. Stronger than our pain. Stronger than our struggle. We have in turn pushed that same message off on our children. Strength is a needed asset in our world today. Especially in a world where our black children are deemed not good enough and […]

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3 Tricks (and Treats) That Will Transform Your Dating Life

Now that Halloween’s over, what are you going to do with your candy and costume? It would be crazy to wear it everyday right? Of course it would. Know what else can be crazy — the dating life. Yes, girl! Is your dating life crazy? Filled with tricks and treats that you too often regret? Here are 3 tricks (and […]

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The Supermom Series: 5 Ways to Tell if You’re a SUPERMOM

You may or may not have been asked, “How do you do it? My goodness girl, you’re holding it down!” On the outside it appears that you have it altogether; the epitome of the perfect mom! Whether you are a single mom or a married mom, your day starts early and ends when you collapse. You would never admit that you […]

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5 Simple Steps to Succeed at Anything

As a business coach, I get asked all the time about success. Many people don’t realize that it’s the fundamental, basic truths that lay the foundation to anything that we expect to build. Be that a marriage, family, business, education, etc., a firm foundation as well as intentional steps must be taken. Most people are looking for a huge sign, […]

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6 Things You Must Do for Your Tech-Savvy Teen

I remember when I was a teenager, computers were the new awe. They were limited to classroom use and the library. But in this day and time, computers and other forms of technology like the iPhone, iPad, and Nook (wait; do they still use Nook?) are just as normal to have as socks and shoes. The social media craze has […]

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In Love with the Coco: Coconut Oil as a Mouthwash?

Many people swear by the benefits of coconut oil. It’s used in place of vegetable when cooking or baking, used in hair care products, it’s even used for skin care. Did you know that you’re missing a huge benefit of coconut oil if you’re not using it as a mouthwash? Our mouths are not the cleanest areas around. In fact […]

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