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…

Rep Yo City…with some Wine and Words

Let’s do a #FBF post to the ladies of Wine and Words… On another episode of Wine and Words, Shari and DNC salute their hometowns (NY and STL) and speak to the regional differences that they love, loath and now see in their own children. Get ready for some nostalgia, cuss words and motherhood wrapped…

Wine and Words from Two Hustlin’ Moms

Motherhood ain’t easy. Neither is working more than one job. So why would any woman put the two together? Because that’s just what the Mommy Hustle is about! There’s something magical about when you learn how a mother does it all and these two women are here to share their story! Check out the new…

Five Ways to Brace for Life’s Storms

Photo: Favour Omoruyi Our journey through life has many sunny and cloudy days. The blessings that we receive normally come after an obstacle or storm. There are times we want something to happen by XX date and it never does because God has the final word. And a lot of the time as we wait on…

Back to School Open Letter: “Dear Daughters…”

Artwork: “Girls” by Dana Todd Pope The school year has already started here in Atlanta and I have two young ladies gearing up to start new chapters in their young lives; one is starting her first year in college while the other is starting her first year in high school. And then my toddler will…

Motherhood Perks: 5 Embarrassing Things My Mom Did That I Do Now

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…