Songs for Life: Female Music Artists that will get You through Any Storm

[Photo Caption: The ever sensational Ayorkor by Kobe Subramaniam on Unsplash] The older we get, the stronger our life storms become. The strength of our patience, spirit, and intelligence are constantly tested with the world watching. It is in those moments that we have to step back, recognize and analyze what is truly going on (the devil is bored…

Advice to Share with your Daughters before School Starts

This week our babies will start the 2019-2020 school year. And as we parents prepare them with the supplies they need, let’s also remember to feed their minds with positivity and a fresh perspective. This point is key for our older babies seeing that they see, hear and understand the world a lot more and…

6.24.19 #HERNEWSRecap: Women Who Showed Up and Out at the BET Awards

Photo from BET.com The BET Awards have been getting back to its iconic status over the past few years and this year they took it up another notch. I could do “the good”, “the bad”, and “the ugly” but I only have “the good”, “the great”, and the “okay sis!” for you. “The Good” Category:…

Build up your confidence by conquering your fears in 5 steps

Photo by Diana Simumpande on Unsplash Think about what scares you — the one thing that stops you from doing something you want and even need to at times. Got it! Now how can you conqueror it? One of my biggest fears is failure. I hate disappointing people or better yet I hate that “I’ve lost” feeling that…

Celebrating Mother’s Day with a Mother’s Thought

Originally posted on The Chronicles of DNC My daughters teach me every day that it’s okay not to be perfect. I wake up daily wondering how to do more, talk more and be there more for them, even though they don’t ask for it. In my spinning mind, there’s always something more that I can,…

Control isn’t Always the Answer to Life’s Problems

Photo by Ayo Ogunseinde on Unsplash Hi, my name is DNC, and I am a control freak. Or at least I once was. See when I decided to do several things in my life (get into a relationship, birth a child, publish a book, oh and be an adult), I realized that the control that I lived for…

#EroticFiction Friday: We Will Be

Photo by Jakob Owens on Unsplash Yes it’s time for your #fridayread from writer, author and poet, DNC. We Will Be by DNC I prayed for waves like this. The ocean’s mist sprinkles my skin with its refreshing droplets, as I roll over to greet his eyes. Cleansing us ever so gently, we smile and pull each other closer,…