Three black girls wearing braids, locs and a fro embracing their natural hair.
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Curls and Convo: Embracing the Beauty of Black Hair

One of the key discussions at the Curls and Convo event centered around the Crown Act, a legislative movement aimed at ending discrimination based on hairstyle and texture, particularly targeting the prejudices faced by African-Americans in schools and workplaces. It was disheartening to learn that the Crown Act has passed in several states, but not […]

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Support the CROWN Act in Florida

Black women and girls should have the freedom to wear their natural hair free from criticism and judgment, especially in school and in the workplace. The Crown Act will do just that. Sign the petition Today.

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Talking to Kids About Race

A mother’s reflection: The importance of character over characteristics I made a conscious effort to avoid describing anyone based on race. In my mind, it was to avoid forcing biases on my children, to allow them to see who people are, by how they show up.  At first, I thought it was a great idea, […]

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Devious Lick TikTok Challenge: 3 Things You Should Know

Save your child and pockets, a ton of headaches by avoiding these Devious Lick Challenge pitfalls First, if this is your first time hearing about the Devious Lick TikTok Challenge, don’t be too hard on yourself. Keeping up with these Challenges has been the ultimate challenge.  Devious Lick also referred to as the Diabolical Lick […]

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Who’s Zooming who? Tale of the Family Zoom Calls

How Sunday Family Zoom calls bring family closer Since the pandemic started in March, air travel has not been an option for my family. By now I would’ve visited my family in NYC at least twice, taken a few trips to S. Florida, yes I know I could drive, but I’m not about that 5-hr-drive […]

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Review: Play Pits Kids Deodorant

The worry-free all-natural deodorant for kids Summer is almost over but if you live in Florida or any other warm climate, you know the heat will linger for a few more months. With the unrelenting restrictions of Covid, my children spend a lot more time playing in the yard. And let’s just say the return […]

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8 Travel must-haves when traveling abroad

The first things I grabbed when packing to travel to India I recently made the journey to Hyderabad, India for a wedding. More deets on the wedding later but first can we talk about the 8 travel must-haves no one talks about when traveling abroad? Let’s unpack this…or pack in this case: There are stories […]

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Supporting Friends When Layoffs occur at a company

This week has been rough. I’ve received texts, and phone calls and seen so many friends and colleagues post about recent layoffs. Having been laid off twice in my career, I remember how it feels trying to figure out, “What’s next?” For those of us who are watching in disbelief, I urge you to lend […]

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The Only Popcorn Recipe for Movie Night

Calling all popcorn lovers – a nutritional popcorn recipe everyone will love Pop, pop pop this is a little popcorn recipe love (queue New Edition). I know we all have those childhood snacks that still spark nostalgia. For me, it’s popcorn but with a special popcorn recipe twist of course.   As a kid, for […]

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Tips for healthy parenting during COVID-19

7 Things the pandemic has taught me about parenting Y’all, can we just say I stan with every person who says this whole year has been crazy. I concede, parenting during Covid-19 has me going in circles. 1. Take one day at a time Ok, let’s be clear, I’m not saying don’t have a schedule/routine. […]

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