ADHD: A Mother’s Journey

About a year ago, my son was diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, commonly known as ADHD. ADHD is a medical condition for people with differences in brain development and brain activity that affect attention, the ability to sit still and self-control. Since my son values his privacy, and I am fiercely protective of him,…

3.14.19 News You Should Know #HERNewsRecap

Today we’re looking at videos that promote being dope black women. You’re welcome! #InHerCourt | Bumble   Dawn Dickson Talks The Black Tech Community, Breaking Barriers In Black Business + More | Breakfast Club Power 105.1 FM   Watch Elle Varner Ask For One More In Sexy New ‘Pour Me’ Video | Essence   Watch…

Why H.E.R. Voice is Important in Our History

Artwork by Unknown As we kick off Women’s History Month, it only makes sense that we discuss several women focused on leaving their mark on the world. African-American women have a pulse on the people. They’ve been gifted with many diverse talents and the greatest of them, the strength to uplift and nurture others. Doing…

2.13.19 News You Should Know #HERNewsRecap

Black women continue to show their resiliency and drive to leave their mark on society. See what news you missed. #HERNewsRecap HBCU for Women, Bennett College Raised $8.2 Million (and Counting) to Save Its Accreditation, Exceeding Its Goal| The Chronicle of Higher Education   8-year-old dresses up as black female icons for Black History Month…

Wednesday Words from H.E.R.: Wine and Words about Pregnancy

Shari and DNC share their journey through pregnancy. Each woman’s pregnancy journey is unique. Shari had two kids, a boy and a girl and each pregnancy were completely different, while DNC had a high-risk pregnancy due to a fibroid. Check out part 1 and part 2 of their pregnancy journey. Subscribe to Wine and Words…

Kicking off the Year by Taking a Look Back

Photo by Chayene Rafaela on Unsplash A Year with H.E.R.  Here are the top five posts for 2018. If you missed them, don’t worry you can catch up on them now. If you’ve already read them, we’d love for you to pass them along or let us know what you think. Dear Sis: An Open Letter to Black Women The…

Salute H.E.R.: Erin Debuts on the Rachael Ray Show!

We’re so excited and proud to share that our H.E.R. Crisis contributor, Erin of Live Pretty on a Penny made her debut on the Rachael Ray Show this morning. Even her son, Julius the III, was there to support mommy during the video. If you missed it during the live show, don’t worry. You can…