I've been married for seven years, a mother for almost 6 of those years, and yes, being a wife and a mother is incredibly difficult. I often find myself looking fondly back on my days in New York City. Back then I shared a huge pre-war apartment in the North Bronx (not a hip area, but I loved it), with my boyfriend, and I was only required to think about myself. I could sleep 'til noon, and visit my favorite restaurants with ease. Drinks with friends was a regular occurrence, too. Marriage ... Read More about Treat Yourself, Sis! On Redefining Motherhood and Refusing to Accept The Struggle-Laden Black Woman Narrative
Listen, Mother's Day is literally 4 days away, so you should have been made sure you had your mama's gift ready and waiting. But listen, we won't judge you too harshly over here. My nickname is Last minute-Lisa, so I wait until the last moment possible to get my Mother's day gifts out and on time. Hell, I've been known to have gifts delivered on the Monday or Tuesday after. So yeah, no judgment. Not only am I not judging you, but I'm also giving you this list of some ... Read More about 40+ Luxury Beauty Gifts For Your Bad+ Bougie Mama For Mother’s Day
I've always loved reading. When I was a kid my favorite aunt was a librarian, so every week she'd bring books to our house so I could indulge. No one read to me, of course, Haitians ain't about that life. LOL! But I loved loved loved books: Babysitters club, Fear Street Books, Christopher Pike, Roll of Thunder Hear Me Cry, Ramona books, Are You There God It's Me, Margaret. Shall I go on? I couldn't get enough, so color me surprised when I discovered that my 5-year old wanted nothing ... Read More about My Kid Hated Reading: Here’s how I got him to fall in love with books
Want to learn how to tie a headwrap? Keep reading! Let's face it, ladies. Ain't nobody got time to be foolin' with their hair all day. As much as I love my tapered cut, I'm a full-time entrepreneur, 5 months pregnant, a wife, and a mother, so my hair is last on my list of priorities. I still like to look cute, though. Running around these streets looking haggard and raggedy ain't what I'm about. That's why I live in headwraps. Yes, ladies, don't be intimidated. They are easy as pie to ... Read More about 50+ Cute and Easy Ways to Style a Headwrap
In the world of makeup, very little is new. As the saying goes, what was once new is now new again...or something like that. In any event, Moschino X Sephora's latest collection looks a lot like the collection we've come to know and love from Black-owned cosmetics mogul, Supa Cent. The Crayon Case launched two years ago and has become the insanely popular go-to brand for the culture. Almost every item sold by the brand is school-themed. See for yourself: Now, it looks ... Read More about Moschino Launches a “School-Themed” Makeup Collection That Looks a lot like Supa Cent’s The Crayon Case Cosmetics. Fair Game or Nah?