Do You Know Who You Are

I consider myself a seasoned wife, seasoned mom, and a seasoned woman all the way around.  Because of this, I feel like I have a lot to share about mistakes I’ve made, the ones I still make and the ones that WILL happen.  BUT…I want to help save you in one significant area of living.  Can you answer this question?  …

Yes, I See Skin Color and Proud of It

Do you see skin color

Dear people, this is new and out of my comfort zone.  But when you know you’ve been pushed along to share your story you must obey and do so. So here goes….  I hope this starts a new conversation between you and I.  I hope it helps with opening discussion amongst neighbors, co-workers, family, and friends.  We all can learn …

Wear and Rock Your Curls Girlfriend

As you see in my header, I have natural big curly hair.  It always seems to strike up a conversation with curious people.  I chuckle whenever someone tries to ask me questions about my hair (they always seem to be a bit nervous).  And I really chuckle when someone reaches out to touch it.  “No!  Don’t do that!”  “Please, don’t touch …

What To Say When Someone Is Mean

What to say when someone is mean

  I am a simple gal.  I don’t believe in overwhelming people, especially kids with a lot of extras when speaking with them about self-esteem, anti-bullying, and education.  I believe in being direct and fun during any presentation and conversation I have about these topics.  Kids will tune you out otherwise.  So, what are two simple things to teach your …

Teach Your Child To Speak Up

Teach Your Child To Speak Up

Many times we tell our kids to ignore the negative behavior of others.  How much can you ignore yourself?  If someone is mistreating you verbally or physically, you stand up for yourself, right?  Well, let’s teach your child to speak up against any negative behavior. What do I mean by bad or negative behavior?  I am talking about ANY  action or word …