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Mocha Dad

  • Last-Minute Shopping Hacks for People Who Hate Waiting in Lines
    I am a last-minute shopper. It is a badge of honor I wear with pride. I love the hustle and bustle of the crowded malls. I love the sound of Christmas music playing in the background as people scurry to snatch any remaining items from the shelves. I…
    - 22 Dec 16, 11:20am -
  • Top 10 Best Gifts for Dads
    Shopping for dads can be tough at times. What do you get for the guy who has everything? We’ve curated a list of the 10 best gifts for dads this holiday season to help make your shopping a little easier. 1. Kenmore 4 Burner Stainless Steel Lid Gas…
    - 17 Nov 16, 5:41pm -
  • It’s Time to Honor Our Veterans
    According to the 2014 U.S. Census there are over 21.8 million veterans in the United States. Members of my family are represented in this number. In each major conflict that America has been involved in, my family members have fought bravely and serv…
    - 9 Nov 16, 10:26am -
  • 4 Off-The-Beaten Path Family Travel Destinations
    I like to travel. However, I don’t like going to the same destinations all the time. I enjoy variety and I’m thrilled when I discover places to visit. I’ve added the following destinations to my travel bucket list and you should to. These fou…
    - 2 Nov 16, 8:45am -
  • Dad Time Weekend Sweepstakes
    Life is hectic, especially if you’re a dad. Between work, driving kids to their activities, attending functions, and doing chores around the house, there is rarely any time left for rest and relaxation. However, taking time to decompress is importa…
    - 28 Oct 16, 8:50am -
  • How to Plan a Guys Getaway With Your Sons
    Although I enjoying traveling with my whole family, I sometimes like to take my sons on a short trip for guys weekend. We like to call our journeys, MANcations. These mini-vacations give us time to bond, have fun, and create long-lasting memories. I…
    - 17 Oct 16, 8:36pm -
  • 6 Ways to Get a Head Start on Your Holiday Shopping
    It’s hard to believe that the holiday season is almost upon us. As I type this post from my office in Houston, TX, the temperature is 90 degrees (Jack Frost, where are you?). Nevertheless, I’m already making my holiday shopping plans. Here are a…
    - 13 Oct 16, 1:36pm -
  • Cool Mobile Tech for Busy Families
    This is a sponsored post. All opinions are my own. Families are busier than ever before. With work, sports, music recitals, and other pressing commitments, families must find creative ways to keep track of everything and stay connected to one another…
    - 11 Aug 16, 12:10am -
  • Sears Back-To-School Fashions
    My sons and I have a Back-to-School tradition. Each year, we go clothes shopping during Texas’ Tax-Free weekend. People always tell me I’m crazy to brave the crowds, but I love it. Shopping during this weekend is exciting, but it also marks the e…
    - 8 Aug 16, 10:43pm -
  • How to Stay Safe When Traveling with Children
    Travel is fun, enriching, and relaxing. It is a great way to connect with your family and teach your kids about the world. Unfortunately, the world can be a dangerous place and it is important to think about safety when planning your journey. By taki…
    - 25 Jul 16, 7:24pm -

My Brown Baby

  • Musical Healing: The MyBrownBaby Blackety-Black Spotify Playlist
    It’s quite simple, really: music heals. And right about now, we need some healing. When I’m in that kind of space, when self-care is paramount...The post Musical Healing: The MyBrownBaby Blackety-Black Spotify Playlist appeared first on MyBrownB…
    - 16 Nov 16, 1:04am -
  • When The Challenges Are Stacked: Raising My Black Daughter With Special Needs
    There is joy in parenting black children with special needs. But what happens when you have to educate her and everyone else about the double social stigma?The post When The Challenges Are Stacked: Raising My Black Daughter With Special Needs appear…
    - 15 Nov 16, 11:51am -
  • A Declaration For Children: Our Vow To Uplift Through Books
    With paintbrushes and pens in hand, we children's book authors and illustrators vow to use our work to seek equality, justice, and peace for children.The post A Declaration For Children: Our Vow To Uplift Through Books appeared first on MyBrownBaby.
    - 14 Nov 16, 9:01am -
  • Trump Election: How To Talk To Your Kids About This Mess
    Oh, be clear: like many of you, the day after the Trump election, I woke up not quite sure what to say to the girlpies....The post Trump Election: How To Talk To Your Kids About This Mess appeared first on MyBrownBaby.
    - 10 Nov 16, 12:01am -
  • The MyBrownBaby YOU Want: Take Our Survey
    After eight years of bringing you posts that matter to Black moms, MyBrownBaby is stepping into a new chapter. Take this quick survey to help us retool. The post The MyBrownBaby YOU Want: Take Our Survey appeared first on MyBrownBaby.
    - 8 Nov 16, 12:01am -
  • It Matters: Vote in Tuesday’s 2016 Presidential Election
    This is our house—our America. And when our house is chaotic and disorganized and dirty, we clean it. Because it is ours. We own it. Vote. It still matters.The post It Matters: Vote in Tuesday’s 2016 Presidential Election appeared first on MyBro…
    - 6 Nov 16, 2:00pm -
  • My Black Son Could’ve Been Shot By Police In My House
    When her Black son forgets the secret word needed to turn off the burglar alarm, this mom imagines the very worst: police showing up to her doorstep.The post My Black Son Could’ve Been Shot By Police In My House appeared first on MyBrownBaby.
    - 1 Nov 16, 12:01am -
  • This NFL Wife IG’d the Cutest Pregnancy Pic Ever—and Got Bullied For It
    By MARTAVIA WYNN Last month, I uploaded this pregnancy pic of my growing family. My intentions were to announce to my relatives and friends that we...The post This NFL Wife IG’d the Cutest Pregnancy Pic Ever—and Got Bullied For It appeared firs…
    - 31 Oct 16, 12:01am -
  • Beyoncé Jack-O-Lanterns Slay
    Look at these Beyoncé pumpkin carving templates!The post Beyoncé Jack-O-Lanterns Slay appeared first on MyBrownBaby.
    - 27 Oct 16, 10:55am -
  • Birds, Bees and Truelove: a Father’s YA novel Tackles Sex and Abstinence
    A respected children's book author opens up an honest conversation about sex by letting his son read his young adult novel, "The Making of Dr. Truelove."The post Birds, Bees and Truelove: a Father’s YA novel Tackles Sex and Abstinence appeared fir…
    - 26 Oct 16, 12:01am -

Black and Married with Children

  • new5 Areas of Submission in Marriage Every Relationship Needs to Succeed
    Submission is typically thought of as being compliant or obedient to someone else. However, in this context, a different consideration of the word submission is revealed. If you break this word down into its two parts, you have SUB and MISSION. Su…
    - 9 hours ago 21 Feb 18, 12:39am -
  • 3 Powerful Relationship Lessons From ‘Black Panther’ That Can Transform Black Love (Spoiler Alert)
    Black Panther has finally hit the big screen, and man it did not disappoint! My husband and I went to see the movie (sans any Afrocentric garb–unfortunately I didn’t get the memo in time) and I was caught up in the rapture of the breathtaking ima…
    - 2 days ago 19 Feb 18, 6:00am -
  • 5 Important Reasons You Need a Vision for Your Marriage
    I’m going to keep it real right now. I am naturally a “fly by the seat of your pants” kind of a woman. I enjoy spontaneity, surprises, and going with the flow. What will be, will be. There are days I just LOVE that about myself. And then, there…
    - 5 days ago 16 Feb 18, 7:48am -
  • Affair Repair- 4 Reasons to L.O.V.E. Valentine’s Day!
    We are approaching “that” holiday, yeah you know the one:  Valentine’s Day!  The main day devoted to ALL things romance! No matter where you are in your affair repair, Valentine’s Day is not to be ignored. Societal conditioning tells us tha…
    - 7 days ago 14 Feb 18, 6:00am -
  • How Do I Cope With My Wife, She Is Addicted to Facebook?
    Dear Dr. Buckingham, I am reaching out to you because I am about to lose my 15-year marriage over Facebook. To make a long story short, my wife has turned into a Facebook Addict. She spends at least three to four hours a day on the damn intranet and…
    - 8 days ago 13 Feb 18, 6:00am -
  • The Idris Elba Syndrome: Can the Right Woman Change a Man’s Mind About Marriage?
    If you were on a first date and the successful, swagalicious man you met on Soul Swipe said,  “Am I ever gonna get remarried? I don’t think so. Yeah, I don’t think so. Marriage is an institution of sorts and I’ve done it. It’s not for ever…
    - 9 days ago 12 Feb 18, 6:00am -
  • 7 Proven Strategies For Making Financial Intimacy a Success in Your Marriage
    Financial self-awareness, receptiveness, and understanding play an extensive role in setting the stage to make financial intimacy a possibility for your marriage. In addition to the knowing, there must be the “doing.” Financial intimacy is bot…
    - 12 days ago 9 Feb 18, 6:00am -
  • 6 Behaviors to Avoid When Dealing With Conflict in Your Marriage
    Have you wondered, in the heat of a battle, what you were really fighting about? It’s not usually what you say it is on the surface. The inner work begins the moment you are able to go beneath the surface and uncover what it is that really bothe…
    - 13 days ago 8 Feb 18, 6:00am -
  • 5 Undeniably Classic Reasons Marriage is Not Outdated
    There’s a movie roaming around Netflix called “November Rule.” It’s an interesting flick that reveals the character of a young man who breaks up with his significant other right before the holidays. His plan is to pursue the relationship agai…
    - 14 days ago 7 Feb 18, 6:00am -
  • Can My Cheating, Lying, and Baby-Making Husband Change?
    Dear Dr. Buckingham, I have been married for 7 years with 2 girls. My husband cheats and has 2 boys from his affairs. Each time I forgive him and try to get past it. Once caught, he lies unless I show him the evidence; then, he admits it and blames t…
    - 15 days ago 6 Feb 18, 6:00am -
  • Should You Swipe Left or Swipe Right? Getting Clear on Your Deal Breakers
    If you’re using dating apps to meet with eligible singles, you’ve probably lived these scenarios. Does this sound familiar? Swipe right if… He looks good on paper but he’s not mentally stimulating in real life. FRUSTRATING! Swipe left. Swipe…
    - 16 days ago 5 Feb 18, 6:00am -
  • 5 Practical Steps For Improving Sexual Intimacy
    Have you ever been there? You bought the lingerie, the candles, or the flowers. You did all of the things you were supposed to do to spice up your sex life with your spouse. This will most definitely give us back that intimacy that we’ve been mis…
    - 19 days ago 2 Feb 18, 6:00am -
  • 3 Tips to Help You Turn Your Failing Marriage Around
    Failure. No one likes that word. In particular, when it applies to their efforts at something of extreme importance, there is no greater disappointment when you miss the mark. Well, imagine taking that word and applying it to a concept with lifetime…
    - 20 days ago 1 Feb 18, 6:00am -
  • Here’s the One Thing You Must Do If Your Spouse Is Cheating
    Have you reached a point in your marriage where you suspect something shady’s going on but you’re not sure? Now, you simply have to know what’s really going on? Like I always say, “You cannot conquer that which you will not confront.” So, i…
    - 21 days ago 31 Jan 18, 6:00am -
  • How Can I Tell if My Boyfriend is Insecure or Secure About Our Relationship?
    Dear Dr. Buckingham, I have been dating this guy for a few years now and I am wondering if he is right for me. I want to be in a committed relationship and eventually get married one day. We have fun together and like to do a lot of the same things,…
    - 22 days ago 30 Jan 18, 6:00am -

We Got Kidz

  • An Easy Thanksgiving Centerpiece that You Can Make with the Kids
      Thanksgiving is fast approaching; and if it’s your turn to host the holiday festivities this year, you may be hard-pressed to find a few easy, unique, and creative ways to decorate your home. Don’t make it more complicated than it has to be. Y…
    - 3 Nov 15, 9:00am -
  • 11 of the Worst Halloween Costume Ideas for Kids
      I’m sure we’re all familiar with how crazy and downright disturbing some adult Halloween costumes can get. (Trayvon Martin and George Zimmerman couples costume?? Seriously??) The reality is that it’s very easy for some kid’s costumes to cr…
    - 18 Oct 15, 9:00am -
  • Here’s a Convenient Way the Prepaid Visa® RushCard Can Help You Manage your Budget
    It’s been a few weeks since I partnered with Visa Clear Prepaid and received my Prepaid Visa® RushCard in the mail. Since budgeting and grocery shopping for a family of four can be challenging, my plan was to add my weekly grocery budget to my car…
    - 20 Aug 15, 8:00am -
  • Natural Hair Kids Product Review! Aunt Jackie’s Girls [Video]
    The kind folks over at Aunt Jackie’s sent us their full line of Girls products for us to try. Of course we were eager to test them out and share our results with you guys. Check out this super cute video outlining how to use the products and our fa…
    - 13 Aug 15, 9:40am -
  • Saving Money and Sanity with the Prepaid Visa® RushCard
    I’m so excited! You guys are in for a treat as I’ve just teamed up with my friends at Prepaid Visa® RushCard to share with you a couple of amazing ways to keep your family on budget and more organized. Back in college, I used a prepaid card to h…
    - 22 Jul 15, 9:00am -

The Young Mommy Life

  • Monster High Dolls Make Christmas Come Alive
    This post is sponsored by Mattel on behalf of WomensForum.com. It’s the funniest thing. My kids will sit with their eyes glued on YouTube for hours if I let them, watching others (usually adults!) open up and play with popular toys and video games.…
    - 8 Dec 16, 12:28pm -
  • Monster High Dolls Make Christmas Come Alive
    This post is sponsored by Mattel on behalf of WomensForum.com. It’s the funniest thing. My kids will sit with their eyes glued on YouTube for hours if I let them, watching others (usually adults!) open up and play with popular toys and video games.…
    - 8 Dec 16, 12:25pm -
  • New American® Girl Character Encourages Girls To #LiftYourVoice
    This post is a collaboration between TheYoungMommyLife.com and American Girl. American Girl dolls are recommended for girls 8 and up.  I want my daughter to be able to see herself in her world. Since she was born I’ve searched high and low to surr…
    - 20 Aug 16, 6:27am -
  • Tackling My Emotional Eating Habits In The Quest For Better Health – #LifeIsWhy
     This post is sponsored by American Heart Association, but all of the opinions and stories are my own. “Mommy, how come every time we go to the grocery store we have to stop in the bakery section?” my daughter asked me a few months ago. I stoppe…
    - 30 Dec 15, 1:00pm -
  • Shop Cricket Wireless This Holiday Season + A Giveaway!
    This article is sponsored by Cricket Wireless. All opinions are 100% my own. I don’t know what it is about the holidays (maybe it’s all the gift-giving and get-togethers?), but without fail I start thinking about my budget and how I can save mone…
    - 11 Dec 15, 9:39am -
  • Three Ways Husbands Can Support Their Wife’s Transition To Natural Hair
    When I was pregnant with my son seven years ago, I decided to stop getting relaxers and start rocking my natural hair texture. I had no idea what my natural hair texture was, but I remembered that the last time I wore my hair as it grew out of my sca…
    - 8 Dec 15, 11:23am -
  • #TreatYoSelf: 25 Gifts Under $25 To Gift Yourself This Holiday Season
    I know so many of us are running around crazy, trying to ensure everyone else has a lovely holiday season. Prepping menus and racing to stores (maybe doing a little online shopping?) — whatever it is, it’s keeping us busy. And while many of us ar…
    - 4 Dec 15, 2:40pm -
  • How I Find Time To Bond With My Daughter Every Week
    I used to fret about getting quality time with my daughter, as she is at the stage where she prefers being curled up in the corner with a good book (she is my child for sure!) versus hanging around her mom all day. Sob. She’s entering that tween st…
    - 23 Nov 15, 11:13am -
  • Don’t Be Scared To Show The Real You
    Last week was a difficult week on many levels. Personal challenges were coming at me left and right and at one point, I burst into tears in public, sobbing quietly on my way to the car. I went home to do what I always do — get in the bed and cry pr…
    - 17 Nov 15, 9:12am -
  • “Mommy, She Looks Like Me!” The Dove Hair #LoveYourCurls Campaign Shows Why Representation Matters
    “Mommy, that little girl looks like me,” my daughter says, excitedly, tugging my arm to get me to turn my head as we cruise down the aisle of Target. A cute black girl with a halo of tight curls is featured on the signage in the girls’ departme…
    - 16 Nov 15, 10:13am -
  • Do You Wanna Be Happy? (The Secret Might Just Be Easier Than We Think)
    Every day for the past two weeks, I’ve listened to one song on repeat: Kirk Franklin’s newest single, “Wanna Be Happy?” If you’re tired of being the same If you’re tired of things not changing It’s time for you to get out the way Don’…
    - 30 Oct 15, 11:09am -
  • [GIVEAWAY] 4-Ticket Family Pack To The Great Lakes Science Center
    I was provided full admission to the Science Center for my family and four full admission tickets for a giveaway to my readers, by Great Lakes Science Center. As always, all opinions are my own. As my children are growing older and their schoolwork g…
    - 30 Oct 15, 10:12am -
  • My First Stitch Fix Box: Like “What Not To Wear” But Without The Humiliation
    Back in the early 2000s, my favorite show was “What Not to Wear.” I absolutely loved watching Clinton Kelly and Stacy London ambush an unsuspecting, fashionably atrocious woman and needle her into admitting that she needed help with her style cho…
    - 21 Oct 15, 1:14pm -
  • Caring More About How My Body Feels Than How It Looks
    This is a sponsored post by Fiber One and these opinions are 100% my own. Last year I published a piece on giving up my Netflix membership so I could sign up for a gym membership. The goal was to get active and do something about the bad habits I had…
    - 11 Oct 15, 7:12pm -
  • Are You Giving Yourself Permission To Be Happy?
    My 30th birthday is a little over a month away and this weekend, I took the bold step of purchasing two plane tickets (one for me and one for my hubby) to head to New Orleans to ring in 30 properly! Some of you might not realize how huge this is. I h…
    - 6 Oct 15, 11:19am -

Diary of a First Time Mom

  • New App Helps Families Fight the Flu
    Diary of a First Time Mom is teaming up with UPMC to help families fight flu season! Although we received some form of compensation for the UPMC AnywhereCare promotion, all opinions remain our own. Dear Diary, The weather outside is frightful! But wh…
    - 14 days ago 7 Feb 18, 7:00am -
  • Best Ways to Treat Eczema in the Winter
    Dear Diary, Over your lifetime, you probably walked to raise money and raise awareness for cancer, lupus, MS, or epilepsy. But have you tied up your sneakers for eczema? Although the ailment is far from deadly, and I wouldn’t dare compare it to a d…
    - 16 days ago 5 Feb 18, 7:00am -
  • How To Save On Gas
    With gas prices constantly rising, here are 10 fuel saving tips to get the most out of your money. 1. Don’t drive during rush hour: If you can’t avoid driving during rush hour, you’ll save gas by doing so. If not, just travel at slow speed rath…
    - 19 days ago 2 Feb 18, 7:00am -
  • Winter Weather Car Care
    The winter weather is slowing down drivers. But if you follow a few simple steps, you can ensure your trip doesn’t come to a halt when temperature drop. 1. Use a Lock De-Icer: If you return to your car and the locks are frozen, de-icer will help y…
    - 21 days ago 31 Jan 18, 7:00am -
  • Navigating a Car Breakdown with Kids
    Breaking down can be stressful, inconvenient and sometimes scary. The experience is even harder to navigate if your car stalls and leaves you stranded in the winter. You can’t forecast breakdown, but you can prepare for the worst-case scenario. Be…
    - 23 days ago 29 Jan 18, 7:00am -
  • Winter Weather Car Care
    The winter weather is slowing down drivers. But if you follow a few simple steps, you can ensure your trip doesn’t come to a halt when temperature drop. 1. Use a Lock De-Icer: If you return to your car and the locks are frozen, de-icer will help y…
    - 26 days ago 26 Jan 18, 7:00am -
  • Shopping For Snow Tires
    As snow falls across Pennsylvania, many drivers are asking themselves whether or not they should invest in new tires. If you live in an area that gets snow, ice, sleet or freezing rain and temperatures below 40 degrees, then snow tires are the right…
    - 28 days ago 24 Jan 18, 7:00am -
  • How to Quickly Clear Your Windshield in the Winter
    Pennsylvania is transforming into a winter wonderland. The snow and ice looks pretty from the window inside your home, but your perspective changes when you view the snow scene through your windshield. Waiting for ice to melt on its own is slows driv…
    - 30 days ago 22 Jan 18, 7:00am -
  • Navigating Out of a Snowbank
    Snow is falling across Pennsylvania, increasing the likelihood of veering off the roadway and landing in a snowbank. No one plans for this to happen. Often, it’s not due to driver error but rather slick road conditions. When this happens, it can be…
    - 30 days ago 22 Jan 18, 7:00am -
  • Breastfeeding Problems and Solutions
    Dear Diary, They say breast is best for a baby, but breastfeeding isn’t always a positive experience for a mom. Many people assume that because we are women we will naturally nurse without any difficulties. It’s in our genes to breastfeed, right?…
    - 30 days ago 22 Jan 18, 7:00am -

Baby Making Machine

  • I’m Back… (Sort of): Here’s to December
    “This is my favorite time of year!” My daughter told me as we began unboxing our holiday decorations. My husband pulled down the tree and ornaments from the attic. “Is it your favorite time?” She does this a lot lately. She’ll tell me her f…
    - 29 Nov 16, 8:00am -
  • An Interview with Auli’i Cravalho (voice of Disney’s “Moana”)
    She’s adorable, inspiring, and the youngest Disney Princess to grace the big screen. Walt Disney Studios is introducing 16-year-old (her birthday was yesterday!) Auli’i Cravalho to the big screen in Moana.  Auli’i Cravalho interview.  I’ve…
    - 23 Nov 16, 8:00am -
  • Thanks to Moana, I Finally Listened to Hamilton: Lin-Manuel Miranda Interview
    Confession: I didn’t know who Lin-Manuel Miranda was until a little more than a month ago. I guess you could say I was living under a rock–Or just am not a huge Broadway fan. But you know what I am? A Disney fan. So when I read that the talented…
    - 22 Nov 16, 3:50pm -
  • Dwayne Johnson on Moana: ‘They did a tremendous job of representing our culture’
    When I shared the list of people I’d be interviewing during the the Moana press junket half of my friends seemed to be most excited about our interview with Lin-Manuel Miranda, and the other half was most excited about Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson…
    - 21 Nov 16, 7:45am -
  • I’m Taking a New Approach to Christmas Gifts This Year
    Every year I seem to go a little above and beyond when it comes to Christmas gifts for my kids. This year I’ve been debating quantity versus quality and what they want versus what they need. I think I’ve come up with a good way to get a well-roun…
    - 18 Nov 16, 8:00am -

Cinco Mom

  • Ho-Ho-Holiday In The Park Returns to Six Flags Over Georgia!
    It’s the most wonderful time of the year for a reason>>> because Holiday In the Park is in full swing at Six Flags Over Georgia! The S’mores, hot cocoa, twinkling lights and holiday thrill rides are good reason to get your sleigh bells ringing an…
    - 87 days ago 26 Nov 17, 10:13am -
  • Check out this Fidgit Spinner Worksheet to Help your Kids Conquer Math
    Hey everyone, so I’ve been having Mommy Camp with my kids for the last week to keep them occupied during the summer since I’m home and have time off. For those who don’t know I am an educator with a MAster’s degree and teach elementary school…
    - 12 Jun 17, 11:01am -
  • The Battle for Metropolis Ride at Six Flags Over Georgia will Blow you Away
    Me and my crew got to test out the new Battle for Metropolis ride and needless to say, we were blown away! Six Flags Over Georgia’s  highly-acclaimed Justice League: Battle for Metropolis attraction is AH-MAZING! Get ready to take a 4-D highly int…
    - 11 Jun 17, 5:37pm -
  • Review: Trying Out Strawberry Laser Lipo at Spa810 in Buckhead
    Listen, if I could lipo out every ounce of fat I’ve got, I would. Even though though, if I could do a non-invasve procedure that gets rid of fat, I’d be on-board with that too. Let me say this: nothing truly beats out eating right and exercise bu…
    - 11 Jun 17, 4:14pm -
  • Brown Girl Magic Conference Kicked Off in a Big Way with Powerhouse Speakers!
    Thank you so very much for making the FIRST Brown Girl Magic, Activating Your Inner MAGIC conference, sponsored by Curls an event to remember! Just wow! Love, laughter, light, INSPIRATION and EMPOWERMENT! It was all there! The vision of Mikaela Sydne…
    - 11 Jun 17, 3:21pm -
  • Everything, Everything Movie and a Conversation with the Stars!
    Why are mom and daughter relationships so difficult? Many are but most times mommas aren’t trying to hinder their daughters lives by preventing them from having one. Enter the movie Everything, Everything, a wonderfully-made ode to motherhood and…
    - 18 May 17, 6:35pm -
  • Battle for Metropolis Opens May 26!
    School is almost out so what are you doing this summer? Well, Battle for Metropolis is opening at Six Flags on May 26th! Exciting! To celebrate its 50th anniversary, Six Flags Over Georgia is adding the popular and highly-acclaimed Justice League: Ba…
    - 18 May 17, 1:30pm -
  • Deborah Cox ROCKS as Rachel Marron in The Bodyguard
    Chills! I got to see Deborah Cox as Rachel Marron in “The Bodyguard” at the Fox in Atlanta and from the opening of the show with a BANG, the show as a thrill! The Grammy nominated performer is starring in a new North American tour of the musical.…
    - 2 Apr 17, 8:23pm -
  • Hospital Worker Assumes Keshia Knight Pulliam is a Welfare Mom
    Being a mom of five kids, I know what it feels like to have people ASSUME that you have no money and that you are dependent on food stamps to survive. It’s truly a shame! Now Keshia Knight Pulliam, who is MORE THAN capable of caring for her new bea…
    - 5 Feb 17, 12:55pm -
  • Little Miss Dancey Pants encourages children to embrace their creativity
    In Little Miss Dancey Pants, the first book of the series, Addison a.k.a. Miss Dancey Pants, makes her debut! Addison is a lively and energetic little girl, who has a very hard time keeping still. Deep down, Addison knows she is a star, but it is not…
    - 5 Feb 17, 9:35am -

Good Enough Mother

  • Good Enough Mother And the Basics of Budgeting
    Good Enough Mother And the Basics of Budgeting (This is a sponsored post for SheSpeaks/Prudential)   *deep breath* Okay folks, it’s time for the rubber to meet the road and that they did. As I told you recently, I have been working with Prudential…
    - 19 days ago 2 Feb 18, 9:00am -
  • Heat Relief! Good Enough Mother and Sunbeam Renue Neck Wrap (VIDEO)
    Heat relief! Good Enough Mother and Sunbeam Renue Neck Wrap (VIDEO) This post is sponsored by the Sunbeam brand. All opinions are mine alone. #ad I’m in pretty good shape for someone on the cusp of a very big birthday. I lift weights and eat right…
    - 25 days ago 27 Jan 18, 12:49pm -
  • TUNE IN ALERT! Good Enough Mother and Money.. Let’s Talk: Facebook Live With Prudential
    Good Enough Mother and Money.. Let’s Talk: Facebook Live With Prudential (This is a sponsored post for SheSpeaks and Prudential.) Meg Morales Prudential Financial Professional  Hey you guys! Just popping in because I am excited to introduce you to…
    - 29 days ago 23 Jan 18, 1:20pm -
  • Good Enough Mother: How In The HELL Did I Get Here? Ep. 1: In The Weeds
    Good Enough Mother: How In The HELL Did I Get Here? Ep. 1: In The Weeds   So…. Hi.  I don’t even know where to start really, there is so much to this and so many layers. Much of it will be explained in the podcast. And some won’t be. There ha…
    - 30 days ago 22 Jan 18, 1:05pm -
  • Good Enough Mother: Money and Me: Why It’s Time To Own My Future (video)
     Good Enough Mother: Money and Me: Why It’s Time To Own My Future (video) (This is a sponsored post for SheSpeaks and Prudential.) Money and me. I have never had a great relationship with money. I’m pretty sure it harkens back to my experiences…
    - 48 days ago 4 Jan 18, 9:16am -

4 Hats and Frugal

  • newCreating Wakanda with Ruth E. Carter and Hannah Beachler #BlackPantherEvent
    There were so many amazing interviews during the #BlackPantherEvent, but this particular informative interview with Production Designer Hannah Beachler, and Costume Designer Ruth E. Carter really opened our eye to the amazingness behind the creation…
    - 17 hours ago 20 Feb 18, 4:58pm -
  • Black Panther Must-Have Products! #BlackPantherEvent
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