Take a Moment to Take it All In

Originally posted on The Chronicles of DNC under “Take a Break from NaNoWriMo” Photo by Charisse Kenion on Unsplash Sometimes you literally have to stop and smell the roses or take in the sunrise, or people watch in the city, or whatever musing fits your mood. Life doesn’t stop moving but we can take a moment, or two, to…

Dear Sis: An Open Letter to Black Women

Photo by Hian Oliveira on Unsplash I am not in competition with you Sis! You are dope and so am I. It’s a genetic thing that we can’t avoid or deny, so why don’t we come to a truce and focus on our revolution. I totally get why you may have issues with trusting the positive energy that…

The Devil Don’t Play So Keep Your Mind Right: 3 Ways I Stay Focused

Photo by Autumn Goodman on Unsplash True story: A couple of weeks ago, I finished my third manuscript and I was elated! If you follow me on Instagram (@author_dnc) you saw my whole dance video dedicated to my #blackgirljoy. I mean it felt like such an amazing accomplishment. Fast forward to 12 hours later as I stood in…

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…

Salute H.E.R. and Watch H.E.R. Work!

It’s always a good day to let your fellow girlfriend, sis, rida, or just another bomb woman know that they are wonderful and doing great things. Today we salute a couple of contributors from H.E.R. Crisis. Erin is saluted as a Home Design Blogger that Inspires Our design and lifestyle guru Erin Marshall of Live…

Six Little Letters With An Incredible Impact

Photo by Houcine Ncib on Unsplash H.E.R. Crisis Guest Blogger: J’Chanelle Defeat. Six letters that carry such a strong, impactful meaning. It’s a word we hear quite often, but never truly understand its magnitude until it stops us dead in our tracks. That’s what happened to me today. I was stopped dead in my tracks. I was thrown…

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…