Tag: girl mom

How Do I Talk to My Black Children about Racism? I...

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No, this is not click bait. Yes, I am very much firm in my viewpoint. You would think with me being very vocal about...

No, You Cannot Touch My Child’s Hair!

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Being a black woman, everything about me is a conversation starter, good or bad. Each day I have to be conscious in all my...

Are We Crazy? Top Five Reasons to Have Children Close Together

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We are choosing to have our children 17 months apart. Some people might think we are crazy. Some days (particularly when my back hurts...

The Container Store :: Kid Room Makeover

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Last year I became unexpectedly expecting with baby number five. Although it wasn't a primary concern, we soon realized that we didn't really have a place...

Dear Stretch Marks: I’m Learning to Love You (But Be Patient)

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You are red and pink and purple, and you are deep. You’re not like the faint, smooth, wispy white lines on my hips or inner...

10 Mom-Positive Instagram Accounts You Should Follow

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Motherhood is a tough gig. As moms (and women), we're constantly doubting ourselves and questioning our worth and abilities as caregivers, partners, friends, or...

Words for my Growing Girl

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My husband takes our daughter to preschool. Before I leave the house every morning, I kneel down to look into her bright blue eyes...

Precocious Puberty

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My eight-year-old daughter is trapped in an eleven-year old’s body; no joke. My daughter moved in with us when she was four years old when...

Just Take the Compliment

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On a recent trip to the Midwest to visit family, we took a slight detour to a state park to stretch our legs and...

A Mixtape for My Daughter

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Since I was a teenager, when I hear certain songs that leave me with a powerful feeling -- inspiration, awe, empowerment, regret, sorrow --...