What to Pack in Your Hospital Bag My advice to all soon-to-be mommies is to pack your hospital bag around the 29/30 week mark. Certainly, you can pack your bag as late as the day you go into labor, but I think the earlier the better. Obviously, you don't want to do it too early, however, packing your bag closer to delivery is just exhausting. Honestly, do everything you can during the second trimester. I literally hired an assistant for the day to help me organize some things in-home ... Read More about What You REALLY Need to Pack In Your Hospital Bag
43 Braid Hairstyles For Little Girls With Natural Hair I have yet to meet a black woman who did not regularly wear her hair in braids as a girl. Certainly, we got relaxers and hot-combed to death for church and special occasions, but our go-to styles for every day wear always involved braid hairstyles of some sort. From cornrows to twists with barrettes on the end, having your locs fashioned into a braided style was something every black child had to endure. And while I am a proponent of "Free ... Read More about 43 Braid Hairstyles For Little Girls With Natural Hair
"I’m writing for black people...in the same way that Tolstoy was not writing for me, a 14-year-old coloured girl from Lorain, Ohio." The first black woman to be honored with the Nobel Prize for Literature, Toni Morrison, has died at 88 years old. I am still processing this fact. In the midst of my processing, I do not want to wax poetic about the ways in Toni Morrison books impacted my life. It wouldn't serve her or anyone else, and frankly, I am one of many. Also, I've always ... Read More about Five Must-Read Books by Toni Morrison
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*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!