black women and self-esteem

Body Acceptance: A History Of The Woman Before You

A mom takes a journey to her body's past, paving the way for body acceptance—and loving herself from head to toe, unconditionally.

– Dec 5, 2016

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

Celebrating Black womanhood and all of its beautiful manifestations.

– May 13, 2015

Dear Vogue, et. al.: Can We Get Off My Booty Please?

On a macro level, Vogue's choice to objectify women like some sweaty construction worker on a busy city street at lunch hour is disgusting. On a personal level, it’s a trigger.

– Sep 12, 2014

Jockey Skimmies® Make My Big Booty Challenges Go Far Away—Plus, a #SkimmiesPromo Giveaway!

Carrying "alla this" is no easy feat. Especially when undergarments refuse to play nice. Enter: Jockey Skimmies!

– Jun 9, 2014

My Black is Beautiful: What Happens When You Say Yes?

It's so easy for us busy moms to say, "no," when good opportunities come along. But what happens when we say, "yes"?

– Apr 29, 2014

My Biggest Competition Is THIS Woman. Who’s Yours?

This woman represents the standard by which I measure my happiness, efforts and achievements—alternately scaring and inspiring me.

– Apr 1, 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.

Ava Duvernay’s ‘The Door’: A Miu Miu Short Film That Displays Black Women In All Our Beauty

I make no claims to being a fashionista. I mean, I clean up nice and after years of fending off attacks against my black girl...

– Feb 12, 2013