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[VIDEO] We Chose African and Caribbean Summer Reading List Books #GASummerRead

Pre-K has been a breeze for us and the boy is officially ready for kindergarten in the Fall. So far, he doesn’t have any homework. But we still have challenges like explaining to him what it means to be African-American when he ...

How to Make Your Own Manicure Kit for Nail Salon Visits + $25 Family Dollar Gift Card Giveaway #FDBlogNGive

I’m the type of mom who splurges on a nail salon visit every once in awhile. It’s my time to get out of the house and focus on getting pretty from the cuticles down. I have a few favorite nail salons in Atlanta including ...

Spring Wedding Shoes for the Whole Family & Shoe Carnival Gift Card Giveaway

Spring is flying by and we’re about to attend our first wedding of the season. In about two weeks, we will go back to Mississippi to watch my good friend Faith “jump the broom” with her future husband. She was one of ...

Disney Memories of Uncle and Nephew  #DisneySMMC

When work demands kept my husband from joining us at the invitation-only 2015 Disney Social Media Moms Celebration, I immediately thought about inviting my brother to join us. He’s retired, has never been to Disney and ...

Like Father, Like Son with YOXO Toys #YoxoToys

Weekends around our home are pretty laid back. I usually head to a coffee shop in the morning, while my husband and A.J. find something fun to do like visit a festival or park. Not only do they share a name, but my guys are alike in ...

Portion Controlled Smoothies with Ziploc® Brand Bags with Easy Open Tabs #Ad

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post on behalf of the Ziploc® brand. I have a horrible habit of not measuring the ingredients for my low carbohydrate smoothies. You may think because homemade smoothies are filled with healthy food ...

[VIDEO] HLN Interview: Did Baltimore Mom Abuse or Discipline Her Son?

This week my video blog in support of Baltimore Mom, Toya Graham, went viral!  A cell phone video captured her chasing her son away from the Baltimore riot scene after she found him with a rock in his hand, ready to confront ...

How to Maximize Your Next Spa Visit Without Paying Extra

Anytime I’ve snuck away and had a spa or salon moment to myself, I’ve left wondering “why does this time have to end?” It’s always the fastest 60 minutes of my life when I’m on the massage table. ...

[VIDEO] In Support of the Baltimore Mom Who Grabbed Her Son  at the Riots

As the parents of a Black son, we are guarded and careful to make sure that he behaves. Not just because good behavior makes it easier on us, but because one day A.J. will go out into the world as a young Black man. He’ll be ...

Advanced Maternal Age: Annoys the Crap Out of Me!

There’s a term that I’ve seen on my medical records that annoys the crap out of me: Advanced Maternal Age. It’s the label given to women 35 and over who’ve given birth or are trying to get pregnant. I delivered ...

Fitness Friday: [VIDEO] 3 Benefits of a Gluten-Free Diet for Kids

Before I get to my interview on the benefits of gluten-free diet for kids, I’ve got to discuss my week as a vegetarian. The staff at the (now closed) Return to Eden Organic Market (2335 Cheshire Bridge Road in Atlanta) guided me ...

Celebrate Strong Hair at #HairfinityStyle Twitter Party #ad

My hair has been through a lot. I’ve worn it naturally, with no chemical relaxers since May 2009. My last relaxer was right before my wedding. Ever since then, I’ve been on a journey to help my hair bounce back. I am a ...