*This post is sponsored by Dollar General, but all thoughts and opinions expressed are my own. A Back To School Survival Guide For Mom and Kids! Friends, that time of the year is headed our way sooner than you think, so it's only right that we take a few minutes to A. Breath in preparation for jam-packed schedules and B. Think about what we have to do to make sure both Mom and Kiddos are ready for what's to come. I don't know about you, but I both dread and relish in the back to school ... Read More about A Back To School Survival Guide For Mom and Kids!
This post is sponsored by Pampers Swaddlers at Walmart, but all thoughts and opinions expressed are my own 4 Tips for Shared Sibling Room For a Newborn + Older Sibling JB is super excited to be a big brother. Like beyond excited. He kisses my belly every day and asks to “talk” to the baby every night. He just celebrated his 6th birthday yesterday and was disappointed to discover that his birthday did not bring his new sibling. “I thought you said the baby would come when I’m ... Read More about 4 Tips for Creating a Cool Shared Sibling Room For a Newborn + Older Sibling
While many people will claim that how a woman looks should be the least of her concerns while pregnant, I rebuke that message. Once I got beyond the morning sickness of the first 16 weeks, spending a little time adjusting my beauty routine to support a healthy pregnancy has been really therapeutic for me. I like to look my best, and I'm not too humble to admit that I do look great while pregnant. But, as always, I didn't wake up like this, so I've compiled this short list of some of my pregnancy ... Read More about 5 Glowing Pregnancy Beauty Tips For Expecting Mothers
Youtube Sensation, Jackie Aina, Covers Essence Magazine Jackie Aina covers Essence and we are here for it! Also, I'd like to go on record by declaring that we, and by we I mean me, little ole Lisa Jean-Francois from Boston, MA, interviewed Auntie Jackie two years ago when she first hit her first million subscribers on Youtube. You can read that article HERE. Yes, Essence, you're late. Let me also point out, that I've been rocking with ole girl since she was known as LilPumpkin on the 'tube. ... Read More about Jackie Jackie Jackie Jackay! Our Girl Jackie Aina Covers Essence Digital Magazine
Best Sunscreen for Black Skin Everybody needs sunscreen year round, but when summer hits many of us spend more and more time outside. This means it's time to step up our sunscreen game. For many years I didn't bother with sunscreen because I was tired of the white cast they all seemed to leave on my skin. Also, let's be honest, black people have often supported the "we don't need sunscreen" myth. But we do. In fact, I wrote about a black woman who is a two-time melanoma survivor HERE, so yes, ... Read More about These Sunscreens Won’t Leave You With Ashy Skin