Black Women Trailblazing toward the History Books

This month we celebrate women’s history but like our other themed months, like Black History Month, we need to make sure we’re celebrating all year long. And let’s not just celebrate, let’s enrich our own daily lives with women’s history—then and now.  Speaking of now, let’s take some time to learn more about a few…

3 Awful Things We Hope Will Die with 2020

Humans worldwide can agree that 2020 was not our best year as a species. But can we also agree to abandon some terrible habits that serve no purpose except to drag us all down? Here are a few things that should die as 2020 comes to a close. TOXIC POSITIVITY The situation hardly matters. Your…

Imposter Syndrome is on the Rise – Ways to Fight your Mind

Photo by Reafon Gates from Pexels That’s right, if Covid-19, killer bees, quarantine insanity, or locusts don’t get you, the Imposter Syndrome will.  PARENTING IN THE TWILIGHT ZONE For many of us moms (and dads—we see you too), it’s been a struggle to do virtual learning while working or a fight to get rid of guilt for having…

Friday Reads and New Release: Office Extravaganza

Our neighborhood writer, DNC, released her second novella in the “Pick Your Passion” series today, OFFICE EXTRAVAGANZA. Check out this teaser and if you like the flow and tone, go grab her book today! Support black women writers. AVAILABLE NOW ON: KINDLE |IBOOKS | KOBO | BARNES AND NOBLE NOOK OFFICE   EXTRAVAGANZA by DNC “I’LL LOCK…

That Crown Wasn’t Meant for the Ground so Wear It Proudly

Photo by Dellon Thomas from Pexels What it means to be a woman to me isn’t based on the split lips between my legs or the hormones that rise and fall throughout the month. Being a woman is a part of my superpower where I can kill more birds with one stone while continually looking…

January was a Long Year but You Made It: 3 Lessons to Remember

Photo by Nick Owuor (astro.nic.visuals) on Unsplash No for real…wasn’t January about seven weeks? There were so many ups and downs, so many “new year, new mes” or “if it ain’t broke, why fix its,” and even heartaches, sorrows, make ups, joy, and laughs. It was filled with so many imperfections. Hell, this is our…