Confessions of Black Woman

I am a black woman raising 2 black male children. My oldest is 15 and the youngest is 3 years old. The most important job in the world to me is protecting my children, everything I do is because of them. Considering that the toddler is never in the world without me I feel I…

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HOW TO PREPARE: It’s a PHOTOSHOOT!

I was supposed to be at the studio at 4 p.m. I had gathered all my things packed the car and got on the expressway with ample amount of time, so there would be no pressure. My assistant was scheduled to arrive prior to me getting there so there would be arranged and waiting for…

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How to Create Your Own Style

Since we don’t have many options to choose from, how do you stand out from everyone else? That is where, how YOU wear it makes a difference. I went to an office party about a year ago and ran into a childhood friend. We hugged because it had been a while since we had seen…

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Sock it To Me

For many socks maybe just an afterthought. Grab a pair of gym shoes and socks and head to the health club. That’s mostly what you think of when wearing socks but finding the perfect pair for your outfit can really make you stand out and in some instances become a conversation starter ( wink wink first date)! A…

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Is it worth the Friendship?

I tend to find myself in situations where I question people who I once found near and dear to my heart. My mom would send me to the babysitter on the next block when I was just a few months old. The babysitter had young children as well. I went to this sitter for years…

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Confidence Files: What People Say?

As a young girl in a predominantly African American Catholic School I struggled with authority. I was never disrespectful I just never liked being told what to do. I have always been a person that wanted to just be given the assignment. Don’t look over my shoulder or tell me you gotta do it this…

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