black mothers

We Wear the Crown: Celebrating Beautiful Black Women From A To Z

Celebrating Black womanhood and all of its beautiful manifestations.

– May 13, 2015

A Special Mother’s Day Tribute To The Women Who Helped Raise Me & The BFFs Who Show My Girlpies How To Be

On this Mother's Day, I not only celebrate my mother, but her friends and my friends, too—the women who helped me become the woman I am and who are helping my daughters be their best selves.

– May 7, 2015

Five Lessons Learned From the First Year of Mommyhood

Lessons for first time mothers are hard won, but this mom's experience sheds some light on what to expect.

– Apr 21, 2015

I’m a Young, Childless Black Woman and I’m Afraid To Have a Black Son

Ultimately all human life is fragile, but the deaths of Trayvon Martin and Jordan Davis show us that the lives of black boys can be disproportionately ephemeral.

– Mar 11, 2014

Childless and Okay With It For Now: When Babysitting Wears You Out

She's knows she wants a family of her own, but she wonders what happens when you can’t give them back at the end of day?

– Jan 27, 2014

Forget 2014 New Year Resolutions: Try this REVOLUTION For Moms & Dads

Forget about the resolutions. Focusing on the process, rather than the goal, will have you winning every time.

More Moms Cutting Maternity Leave Short Because, Well, We Need To Get the Dollar Bills, Y’all.

On this much, I am very clear: when I had my first baby more than 14 years ago, I was blessed to be working at...

– Sep 30, 2013

Marissa Mayer & Yahoo’s New ‘Work At Home’ Rules: The Mom CEO Show’s She’s Just One Of the Boys

So just a few days into her six-month anniversary as CEO of Yahoo, Marissa Mayer announced through a Human Resources memo that all the yahoos...

– Feb 26, 2013

Michelle Obama’s Hair: FLOTUS Bangs Are Sexy, Grown and Inspiring For Moms

Virginia Republicans are hijacking the state’s electoral vote system, Congress is prepping for another debt ceiling knock-down, drag-out, and, for the first time ever, the...

– Jan 24, 2013

Why I’m Voting For Barack Obama In the 2012 Presidential Election

Last night marked the last of the debates between President Barack Obama and Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney and with just two weeks to go...

– Oct 23, 2012
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