It’s ok to take YOUR moment

As women, we have been blessed with the ability to multitask at incredible speeds and seemingly unlimited quantities. We spend at least 90 percent of our day handling business; taking care of our family and friends; indirectly taking care of others (i.e. sparking up convos, opening doors, letting people over in your lane on the…

Happy International Women’s Day!

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…

CLOSED MOUTHS DON’T GET FED

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…

The fight for my vagina

Originally posted on Sweet Tea and Baby Jesus If you’ve ever read anything on this or my Sweet Tea and Baby Jesus blog , you know that I am a proud mama. I have two sons that I absolutely adore. I wanted those two boys more than anything. I planned them like clockwork. The first…

The H.E.R behind Him: A SALUTE TO MRS. CORETTA SCOTT KING

The saying goes “behind every good man is a good woman”. But that’s not completely true. Behind every good man, is a power, giving and amazing woman. Those are our Sheros—Queens who have loved and stood by their men for years, no matter their strife, stresses or doubts, and then hold down their own personal…