When I was a loud, sassy, and overly dramatic 8-year-old I received, what I thought, was a death sentence. I was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes. (Me, shortly before being diagnosed.) I had been complaining to my mom for days about...
I didn't vote in the 2016 presidential election, and I regret it. I thought the candidate choices - Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton - were both terrible. I chose to protest by not voting at all. Looking back now, I don't...
Black women will always be too loud for a world that never intended on listening to them Speak up anyway. @speaklovetoher   I screen grabbed this from Instagram because it resonated with me so much. It reminded me of a time...
I like sangria -- especially a sweet one.  I love the fruity flavors with the fruit slices floating in my fancy glass.  So when I stumbled upon a cute 4-pack of sangria - I thought - huh, why not? Before...
When I tell people that my favorite day to celebrate love is not Valentine’s Day but Loving Day, I get a lot of confused looks and a lot of questions. If you are not familiar with Loving Day and what...
 Aye que chulo, los mezclados! Que tiene? Oh! How cute! Little mixed kids! What do they have (mixed in)? As a black mother I hear it all the time. I'm sure my hispanic husband and mother-in-love hear it even more often.  In...
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Mother's Day is around the corner and we want to celebrate YOU! Call your mom, call your sister, call your auntie, call your besties: You are...