My Birth Mother, My Hero
We give a lot of praise to the parents who adopt children—and rightfully so. But we should also throw flowers at the feet of the birth mothers, too.
We Wear the Crown: Celebrating Beautiful Black Women From A To Z
Celebrating Black womanhood and all of its beautiful manifestations.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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...
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...
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...