This past weekend we celebrated Mother’s Day. As a mother of three—two teenagers and a toddler—I’ve learned that motherhood ain’t for punks. And what I mean by that, is that there are definitely grand and amazing days and then there are those rough and exhausting days. All and all, it’s still a blessing that I … Continue reading Motherhood Perks: 5 Embarrassing Things My Mom Did That I Do Now
Statue Artist: Unknown Motherhood comes in all forms. Whether by birthing, adoption, marriage, or your environment. A motherly figure not only molds those in front of her but anyone standing around her. #HAPPYMOTHERSDAY TO ALL THE #MOMS and MOTHERLY FIGURES of the world.
Today we salute working women who refuse to settle just for anything. At H.E.R. Crisis, our contributors are constantly juggling roles but remain dedicated to uplifting women—encouraging you and each other to go be great no matter the crisis. We salute our contributors today and those coming on in the near future. Get to know … Continue reading Happy International Women’s Day!
Artwork Cred: Universoul- Keith O’Keith Yeah, I said it. It’s Trump’s America, whether we want to accept this reality or not. He may not represent you individually or your beliefs, but he’s the man with the nuclear codes. Many of us may not accept him as our president but denying his title doesn’t take away … Continue reading MANAGING YOUR MENTAL HEALTH IN TRUMP’S AMERICA
There is a ton that went down this weekend; From the drop one of the top five diss tracks of all time to the second biggest live entertainment flubber we've seen in the past couple of years. Here's what we saw... Remy, Remy, Remy! She had a lot to say and didn't hold back any … Continue reading H.E.R. Weekend Recap: Remy, Trayvon and a Flubber
Artwork By: Laurie Cooper, "Face Reality (Female)" I’ve always been that girl; loud, sassy and not afraid to speak her mind. Personally I was labeled angry, crazy, and gangsta (Born and raised on a military base, that shit’s real gangsta). As a professional, I struggled with scaling that back. I was labeled aggressive. Hard to … Continue reading CLOSED MOUTHS DON’T GET FED
Artwork by: Larry Brown, "Sowing Seeds" As a single 30-something woman with no kids, I’m constantly asked, “When are you going to settle down and have kids?”. Or some other passive-aggressive way of encouraging me to reproduce before I “get them old eggs”. (P.S. Angela Bassett has ten-year-old twins…chill). MIND YA BIDNESS My response to … Continue reading It Takes a Village: Take Your Role Seriously